Ms. Vandermaas-Peeler brings qualitative and quantitative research experience in politics, with experience in public opinion polling.

She earned her BA in Political Science from Elon University and conducted a three-year research project, “Narratives, Memory and Identity in the Bosnian Diaspora in St. Louis, MO.” Ms. Vandermaas-Peeler presented her research at the Southwestern Political Science Association’s annual conference in 2017. Prior to PRRI, she served as the Senior Polling Associate for the Elon Poll.