QUEST RESEARCH - Market, Political, Governmental Research and Analysis Since 1966
Partial List of Projects by Quest Principals
Assessment and Evaluation
  • City of  Providence, RI: Evaluation of Selected Public Services
  • New England Keswick, Monterey, MA.  Youth Camp and Retreat Center
  • Providence Housing Authority, Substance Abuse Program Evaluation
  • Rhode Island Office of Municipal Affairs, Outcomes Assessment Pilot Project, 
  • State of Rhode Island, Citizen Perceptions of State Image
  • Tonomy Hill/Newport Heights, HOPE VI Low Income Housing Assessment 
  • Town of North Providence, RI:  Town Service Evaluation·
  • Town of Warren, RI, Departmental Evaluation, Department of Public Works
  • Bond Issues -- Municipal Bond Issues and Referenda
  • Transportation Bonds
  • Higher Education Bonds
  • Rhode Island Constitutional Amendments
  • Greenhouse Compact
Public Policy Issues
  • Brown University, Colo rectal Cancer Study
  • Center for Environmental Studies, Brown University.   Study of Narragansett Bay
  • Debate Watch.  Presidential and Senatorial Debates
  • Ford Foundation.  Campaign Finance Reform
  • Higher Education Opinion Studies:
Community College of Rhode Island
Rhode Island College
Roger Williams University
  • HOPE VI Public Housing Project. Newport, RI
  • Legislative and City Council Redistricting.
  • National Commission on Presidential Debates
  • National Organization for Marriage
  • North Eastern University, Ph. D. Study, Health Care Public Policy
  • Rhode Island Issues Survey.  Released at periodic intevals
  • Roger Williams Hospital, Providence. Services and Image
  • Save the Bay.  Study of Environmental Issues and Organization's Image
  • Substance Abuse Programs. 
Providence Housing Authority
City of Woonsocket
Town of Lincoln, RI
State and Municipal Governments
Charter Drafting
        Bristol,  RI                                                               Pawtucket, RI
Burrillville, RI                                                            Providence, RI
Charleston, RI                                                            Richmond, RI
Glocester, RI                                                             Smithfield, RI
Hopkinton, RI                                                       West Warwick, RI
Johnston, RI                                                  Allegheny County, PA
                           Other Studies       
  • City of Woonsocket, RI, Department of Planning and Development
  • County of Allegheny, PA (Pittsburgh), County Treasurer
  • Service Delivery and Performance:
Cities of East Providence, Cranston, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence, Warwick    
Towns of Coventry, Cumberland, Johnston, Smithfield, West Warwick, RI 
Political Candidates
  • Among the Scores of Candidates
Governors of Both Political Parties          
Members of Congress -- Both Parties
Attorneys General -- Both  Parties
General State Officers--Both Parties           
               Legislators--Both Parties 
                Mayors--Both Parties
News Media
  • Providence  Journal-Bulletin.  Political Polling and Market Research
  • Three of Providence's Network Television Stations.  Polling, Exit Polling, Analysis
  • Political analysis for Rhode Island top news and talk station, WPRO
  • Exclusive pollster in 2010 election cycle for WJAR-,                        TV Providence, RI's news leader
Dr. Profughi's reputation as an authority on Rhode Island politics and government and attitudes and opinions is acknowledged not only in Rhode Island, but also nationally and regionally.  Among the outlets contacting him for comment: 
  • Congressional Quarterly
  •  Boston Globe
  •  Los Angeles Times
  •  New York Times
  • Associated Press
  • WJAR-NBC 10
  • WPRI-CBS 12
  • WLNE-ABC 6
  • Providence Journal
  • Associated Press
  • Radio stations WPRO, WJAR, and WNRI.