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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

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.

Wagner, J., B. West, N. Kirgis, James M. Lepkowski, William Axinn, and S. Ndiaye. 2012. "Use of Paradata in a Responsive Design Framework to Manage a Field Data Collection." Journal of Official Statistics, 28(4): 477-499. Abstract.

Ismail, A., S. Ondersma, J. Jedele, R. Little, and James M. Lepkowski. 2011. "Evaluation of a brief tailored motivational intervention to prevent early childhood caries." Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 39(5): 433-448. PMCID: PMC3177165. DOI. Abstract.

Franzblau, Alfred, Elizabeth Hedgeman, Olivier Jolliet, Kristine Knutson, Tim Towey, Qixuan Chen, Biling Hong, Avery Demond, David H. Garabrant, Brenda W. Gillespie, and James M. Lepkowski. 2010. "Case Report: The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: A Follow-up Investigation of a Case with High Serum Concentration of 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran." Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(9): 1313-1317. PMCID: PMC2944095. DOI. Abstract.

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