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Tamara Terry

Tamara Terry

Research Survey Scientist; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Council Domestic Outreach Chair; Relationship Manager, NC Central-RTI International Partnership, University Collaborations


BA, Political Science, North Carolina Central University
BS, Human Sciences, Family and Consumer Sciences, North Carolina Central University


Tamara Terry is an expert in survey research data collection, project and program management, people management and training design and implementation, with over 15 years of experience. She currently serves as a research survey scientist in RTI’s Survey Research Division. Ms. Terry has a wide range of experience, including leading and developing research teams, managing strategic partnerships, providing development support on research proposals and study design, in addition to managing and providing senior level support on numerous large-scale education, health, and social science research projects.

Ms. Terry also serves on RTI’s Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Leadership Council as the Domestic Outreach Subcommittee Chair and supports RTI’s University Collaborations Office as the Relationship Manager for their strategic partnership with North Carolina Central University, a historically Black College/University in Durham, North Carolina. In addition, in the fall of 2020 she was appointed as the first Inclusion and Equity chair for the American Association for Public Opinion Research. In these roles, Ms. Terry works collaboratively with stakeholders inside and outside of RTI in support of strategic initiatives that drive diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

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