Mallory Bateman

Director of Demographic Research, State Data Center Coordinator

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute


Mallory Bateman is the Director of Demographic Research and State Data Center Coordinator at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. Ms. Bateman has authored research on a range of topics including community research on Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County, generations, fertility, transportation, and commuting. She is an expert in Census Bureau data, products, and programs. With this expertise combined with a background in research and public involvement, Ms. Bateman provides presentations, training, and technical assistance for diverse public, private, and media audiences.

Ms. Bateman serves on the national State Data Center Steering Committee and the American Community Survey Data Users Group Steering Committee. Ms. Bateman chaired the 2020 Census Technical Advisory Committee at the Gardner Institute, which monitors the activities and processes that require local participation for the 2020 Census. She was also a member of the Utah State Complete Count Committee.

Ms. Bateman earned her B.A. in Urban Planning from the University of Utah and an M.Sc. in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics.