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James M. Lepkowski

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Director, Program in Survey Methodology.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Adjunct Professor, Sociology.

Professor, Department of Biostatistics.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Lepkowki is broadly interested in new survey sampling methods and applications across a range of disciplines. Methodological research activities include telephone sampling, compensating for missing survey data, and analyzing survey data while accounting for the complexity of the survey sample design. Program research interests include survey and sample design, interviewer behavior, respondent and coding errors, and estimation procedures.

Recent Publications


Lepkowski, James M. 2008. . (Ed)Advances in Telephone Survey Methodology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Abstract.

Groves, Robert M., F.J. Fowler, Mick P. Couper, James M. Lepkowski, Eleanor Singer, and R. Tourangeau. 2004. Survey Methodology. New York: Wiley. Abstract.

Cohen, Steven B., and James M. Lepkowski. 2004. Eighth Conference on Health Survey Research Methods. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.

Journal Articles

Mutumba, M., K. Resnicow, J. Bauermeister, G. Harper, V. Musiime, Rachel C. Snow, and James M. Lepkowski. 2015. "Development of a Psychosocial Distress Measure for Ugandan Adolescents Living with HIV." Aids and Behavior, 19(2): 380-392. DOI. Abstract.

Elkasabi, M., Z. Suzer-Gurtekin, James M. Lepkowski, U. Kim, R. Curtin, and R. McBee. 2014. "A comparison of ABS mail and RDD surveys for measuring consumer attitudes." International Journal of Market Research, 56(6): 737-756. DOI. Abstract.

Keusch, F., R. Rao, L. Chang, James M. Lepkowski, P. Reddy, and S. Choi. 2014. "Participation in Clinical Research: Perspectives of Adult Patients and Parents of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation." Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 20(10): 1604-1611. PMCID: PMC4163094. DOI. Abstract.

Chen, Q., X. Jiang, E. Hedgeman, K. Knutson, B. Gillespie, B. Hong, James M. Lepkowski, A. Franzblau, O. Jolliet, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, and D. Garabrant. 2013. "Estimation of age- and sex-specific background human serum concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in the UMDES and NHANES populations." Chemosphere, 91(6): 817-823. DOI. Abstract.

Demond, A., A. Franzblau, D. Garabrant, X. Jiang, P. Adriaens, Q. Chen, B. Gillespie, W. Hao, B. Hong, O. Jolliet, and James M. Lepkowski. 2012. "Human exposure from dioxins in soil." Environmental Science & Technology, 46(3): 1296-302. DOI. Abstract.

Nechuta, S., L. Mudd, Michael R. Elliott, James M. Lepkowski, and N. Paneth. 2012. "Attitudes of pregnant women towards collection of biological specimens during pregnancy and at birth." Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 26(3): 272-5. DOI. Abstract.

Towey, T., N. Barabas, A. Demond, A. Franzblau, D. Garabrant, B. Gillespie, James M. Lepkowski, and P. Adriaens. 2012. "Polytopic vector analysis of soil, dust, and serum samples to evaluate exposure sources of PCDD/Fs." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31(10): 2191-200. DOI. Abstract.

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