John Zogby

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For his brother and president of the Arab American Institute, see James Zogby.
John Zogby
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Born 1948 (age 68–69)
Utica, New York
Occupation Public opinion pollster

John Zogby (born 1948), founder of The World Famous Zogby Poll, is an American public opinion pollster, author, and public speaker.

Early years[edit]

Zogby grew up in Utica, New York,[1] the son of Lebanese Catholic immigrants. His brother, James Zogby, is the founder of the Arab American Institute.

Zogby received a Bachelor's degree in history from Le Moyne College in 1970[2] and a Master's degree in history from Syracuse University in 1973.[3] He taught history and political science for 24 years. A trustee of Le Moyne College, Zogby received the Alumni Award in June 2000. In 2005, he was awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees from the State University of New York and the Graduate School of Union University.[2] In 2009, Zogby received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the College of St. Rose.[4] In 2008 he was awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Award from the University of California Irvine.[5]


Zogby ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of Utica, New York, in 1981.[1] He is described as a Democrat.[6] He served on the advisory council for Bio-Technology for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and as a Commissioner on the Center for Strategic and International Studies Commission on Smart Power. He previously served on the congressional-created Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World.[7]

The World Famous Zogby Survey[edit]

John Zogby, founder of the "Zogby Poll" and the Zogby companies, is an internationally respected pollster, opinion leader and best-selling author. He has joined with his sons, Benjamin and Jeremy, in a new company called John Zogby Strategies, a strategic visioning firm specializing in preparing companies and agencies for the coming wave of dynamic changes.[8] A much sought-after speaker, he is represented by the American Program Bureau of Boston.[9] Zogby is also the inaugural Director of the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship at his alma mater, Le Moyne College.[10]

"All hail Zogby, the maverick predictor," decreed The Washington Post, when John Zogby called the 1996 presidential election with pinpoint accuracy. [11]


  • Zogby, John (1990). Arab America Today: A Demographic Profile of Arab Americans (First ed.). Washington, D.C.: Arab American Institute. OCLC 24357334. 
  • Zogby, John (2003). Public opinion and private accounts: measuring risk and confidence in rethinking social security (First ed.). Washington, D.C.: Cato Institute. OCLC 52641051. 
  • Zogby, John (2006). Iran versus America? (First ed.). Utica, NY: Zogby International. OCLC 71340360. 
  • Zogby, John (2008). The Way We'll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream (First ed.). New York: Random House. ISBN 978-1-4000-6450-2. 
  • Snyder-Kuhl, Joan; Zogby, John (2013). First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation (First ed.). New York: John Zogby. ISBN 978-0-9913382-0-7. 
  • Zogby, John (2016). We Are Many, We Are One: Neo-Tribes and Tribal Analytics In 21st Century America (First ed.). New York: John Zogby. ISBN 978-0-9913382-1-4. 


  1. ^ a b "Zogby family business returns to Broad Street". Retrieved 2016-10-05. 
  2. ^ a b "Le Moyne College News Article". Retrieved 2016-10-05. 
  3. ^ "Find The Best". Retrieved 2016-08-19. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-23. Retrieved 2009-05-11. 
  5. ^ "Meet The Team". Zogby Analytics. Zogby Analytics. 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions". Zogby International. 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-08. 
  7. ^ Commission on Smart Power (2008). "John Zogby - Biography". Center for Strategic and International Studies. Retrieved 2008-09-08. 
  8. ^ "Business People". Utica Observer Dispatch. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 
  9. ^ "John Zogby: Book for Speaking, Events and Appearances". American Program Bureau. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 
  10. ^ "John Zogby '70 Named Director of Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship in the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne". Le Moyne College. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 
  11. ^ "John Zogby,The Huffington Post". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 

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