Roberto R. Ramirez
Branch Chief, Ethnicity and Ancestry Statistics Branch, Population Division
U.S. Census Bureau
Roberto R. Ramirez is chief of the U.S. Census Bureau's Ethnicity and Ancestry Statistics Branch in the Population Division.
During the past 14 years, Ramirez's work at the Census Bureau included study of the Hispanic population and publication of several reports using data from the Current Population Survey, the American Community Survey, and the 2000 and 2010 censuses.
In 2011, he presented Hispanic data research findings to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus from the 2010 Census and the American Community Survey. Recently, Ramirez presented key Hispanic statistics on C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" weekly program.
Ramirez has received Bronze Medal Awards from the Census Bureau for his contributions in reviewing Hispanic data from both the 2000 and 2010 censuses.
He was a key member of Census Bureau experts responsible for providing leadership and guidance for the 2010 Census Alternative Questionnaire Experiment. He also co-leads a team that developed the Alternative Questionnaire Experiment edit and coding specifications.
Ramirez has bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a master's degree in sociology/health statistics from Texas State University. He also received a graduate certificate in survey methodology from the University of Maryland.