Steven Wagner is president of QEV Analytics, a public opinion research firm in Washington, D.C. He has conducted the annual survey of teenagers and their parents concerning illegal drug use for the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University. Mr. Wagner’s research includes an analysis of public attitudes toward medical research for the National Institutes of Health, comprehensive studies of public attitudes toward science and technology for the National Academy of Science and the U.S. Department of Energy, and analysis of public attitudes toward democracy in East European and Asian countries for the U.S. Agency for International Development. During the 2000 presidential campaign, Mr. Wagner was responsible for the landmark Crisis Magazine reports on the political importance of the Catholic vote. He formerly served as chief of European and Latin American research at the U.S. Information Agency.