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Karol Krotki

Senior Research Statistician

Karol Krotki, PhD, joined RTI in 2004, specializing in survey research, social science data analysis, international studies, and demography. He is known nationally for his work in survey sampling, random-digit-dial telephone sampling, weighting, and alternative methods of survey design such as Internet panels. Dr. Krotki has held a number of honorary positions such as president of the Washington Statistical Society (2007-2010) and in 2008 was elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He has a number of publications and presentations to his credit, has held a variety of teaching positions, and is fluent in four languages.


PhD, Sociology–Population Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; MA, Mathematical Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; BSc, Mathematics, McGill University.

Latest Publications

Krotki, K. (2013). International Education Assessment Surveys – Challenges and Lessons Learned. Presented at JSM 2013, Montréal, Québec, Aug 2013.
Baker, M.C., Krotki, K., Sankara, D.P., Trofimovich, L., Zoerhoff, K.L., Courtney, L., Chowdhury, D., & Linehan, M. (2013). Measuring Treatment Coverage for Neglected Tropical Disease Control Programs: Analysis of a Survey Design. American Journal of Epidemiology, 178 (2):268-275.
Krotki, K.P., Peytchev, A., & Augustine, C. (2010). Is ABS a Viable Alternative to RDD?. Presented at Joint Statistical Meetings 2010, Vancouver, B.C., August 2010.
McNerney, V.G., Cummiskey, C., & Krotki, K. (2010). Using Stratification Trends to Keep Tobacco Products out of the Hands of Minors. Presented at Joint Statistical Meetings 2010, Vancouver, B.C., August 2010.
Pollack, K.M., Mckay, T., Cummiskey, C., Clinton-Sherrod, A.M., Lindquist, C.H., Lasater, B.M., Walters, J.L.H., Krotki, K., et al. (2010). Employee assistance program services for intimate partner violence and client satisfaction with these services. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 52 (8):819-826.
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  • Social Science Data Analysis
  • International Studies
  • Survey Statistics
  • Social Demography