meth·​od·​ol·​o·​gist ˌme-thə-ˈdä-lə-jist How to pronounce methodologist (audio)
: a student of methodology

Examples of methodologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Endocrine Society is currently in the process of updating its guidelines, with McCartney serving as its methodologist. Christie Aschwanden, Scientific American, 19 Dec. 2023 Surveys also reach fewer people because of spam filters, caller ID and doorbell cameras, said Douglas Williams, a senior research survey methodologist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mark Schneider, Fortune, 27 Mar. 2023 Robert Santos, a San Antonio native who serves as the vice president and chief methodologist at the Urban Institute, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to lead the Census Bureau and awaits confirmation from the U.S. Senate. Cayla Harris, San Antonio Express-News, 2 Nov. 2021 Linda Collins is a behavioral scientist and research methodologist who has developed and expanded the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) framework for integrating basic engineering principles into intervention science. Aline Holzwarth, Forbes, 21 June 2022 The former chief methodologist and vice president at the Urban Institute became the bureau's 26th director. Chron, 5 Jan. 2022 President Biden’s nominee for Census Bureau director, Robert Santos, is the chief methodologist and a vice president at the Urban Institute and had an advisory role on the report’s methodology. Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2021 Jeremy Gilbertson is a metaverse methodologist and Web3 strategist. Jeremy Gilbertson, Variety, 11 Mar. 2022 Santos currently serves as the president of the American Statistical Association and vice president and chief methodologist at the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. Cayla Harris, San Antonio Express-News, 4 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of methodologist was in 1865

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“Methodologist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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