Emilia Peytcheva

Research Survey Methodologist

Emilia Peytcheva


  • PhD, Survey Methodology, University of Michigan
  • MS, Survey Research and Methodology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • BS, Social Sciences, Concord University
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Emilia Peytcheva is a research survey methodologist with interests in the interplay among survey errors and strategies to minimize them through responsive and adaptive designs.

Dr. Peytcheva contributes to several key projects at RTI, including the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the California Health Interview Survey, and the National Panel of Tobacco Consumer Studies. She has worked with public-sector clients in the United States, such as the U.S. Census Bureau, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Food and Drug Administration, as well as international clients, such as the European Union.

Dr. Peytcheva has been with RTI since 2008. She teaches on an adjunct basis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lectures at the Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. She is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, American Statistical Association, and the European Survey Research Association.

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