Cameron McPhee

SSRS Chief Methodologist

With more than 19 years of experience in survey and market research, Cameron has extensive expertise in methodological experimentation.

In the role of SSRS Chief Methodologist, Cameron designs and implements innovative, rigorous, and efficient methods for sampling diverse populations.  She also provides leadership to the growing team of skilled SSRS research professionals, including the Methods, Analytics and Data Science (MADS) Group.  Cameron is highly skilled in conceptualizing and managing survey data collection from design to dissemination, and has extensive expertise in methodological experimentation, sampling, weighting, data collection planning and monitoring, data editing and imputation, disclosure prevention, documentation, reporting, and analysis. Her particular areas of interest include address-based sampling (ABS), mixed-mode data collection, response maximization, nonresponse error and bias analysis, and experimental study design.

 Prior to joining SSRS, Cameron was a principal researcher and survey methodologist at the American Institutes for Research (AIR).  Additionally, she worked as an analyst with Child Trends where she employed advanced statistical techniques on large-scale national data sets in to explore the complex relationships that shape children’s development and well-being.  She holds a master’s degree in Survey Methodology from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Swarthmore College.

Fun Fact

Cameron is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys climbing, biking and a good adrenaline rush!