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Becki Curtis

Pronouns: She/Her

Senior Research Methodologist
Becki specializes in geographical information systems, data linkage, address-based sampling, and data management.

Becki is a research methodologist with expertise in demographic analysis, data evaluation, data processing, and data linkage. In the last 10 years she has contributed to various NORC projects using address-based sample design, sample selection, data monitoring, and spatial data analysis.

Becki has contributed to major NORC studies such as The National Children’s Study (NCS) integrating environmental, demographic, and geospatial data sets. She has worked on The National Immunization Survey (NIS) cleaning and producing data sets and creating maps of vaccination rates. She has also worked on the Survey of Consumer Finance (SCF) conducting incentive analysis, data quality analysis, and data delivery protocols. She has designed and implemented sampling strategies for multiple NORC studies.

Becki has over 19 years of experience in conducting social science research and visualization of geospatial data through mapping.



Loyola University of Chicago


Knox College

Honors & Awards

Best Traditional Poster for Challenges in Linking Demographic Data at Different Geographic Levels | 2017

Joint Statistical Meetings Section on Survey Research Methods (SRMS)

Project Contributions

National Immunization Surveys (NIS)

One of the nation’s largest phone surveys and the gold standard for data on U.S. immunization rates


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

Streamlining, economizing, and increasing the reach of a venerable national survey


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

AP VoteCast

More inclusive and accurate polling of the dynamics behind America’s elections


The Associated Press

Survey of Consumer Finances

The only fully representative source of data on the financial condition of U.S. households


Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


  • Multimode Questionnaire and Biomeasure Data Collection with Older Adults: Round Four of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project


    Wiencrot, Anna, Katie O’Doherty, Ned English, Becki Curtis, Colm O’Muircheartaigh, and Stephen Smith
  • Sample Design and Implementation for the Fourth Round of the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project: Remote Data Collection During COVID-19


    English, Ned, Colm O’Muircheartaigh, Anna Wiencrot, Becki Curtis, Katie O’Doherty, L. Philip Schumm, and Stephen Smith.
  • NSHAP Remote Data Collection: Web Survey Experiences among Older Adults


    Sedlak, Lauren, Jennifer Satorius, Anna Wiencrot, Kelly Pudelek, Hanvit Park, and Becki Curtis.
  • The Collection of Remote Biomeasures for the 2020-2021 Pretest of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project: Design and Mode Considerations


    English, Ned, Colm O’Muircheartaigh, Katie O’Doherty, Anna Wiencrot, Becki Curtis, Sara Walsh, Stephen Smith and Martha McClintock
  • NSHAP COVID-19 Study: Transitioning an In-Person Survey of Older Adults to Multi-Mode Data Collection


    Satorius, Jennifer, Lauren Sedlak, Katie O’Doherty, Anna Wiencrot, Ned English, Erin Burgess, Becki Curtis, Evelyn Zepeda and Colm O’Muircheartaigh