Senior Quantitative Analyst
Angela Ferreira, PhD, is the Senior Quantitative Analyst at EurekaFacts. She has nearly a decade of experience in developing and managing both quantitative and qualitative social science research studies. She has conducted research for a variety of clients including the Food and Drug Administration, the Office of Inspector General, the Department of Transportation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States Postal Service, the Central Intelligence Agency, academic institutions, and private companies.
Dr. Ferreira has researched consumer satisfaction and loyalty, employee satisfaction, behavioral health (e.g., obesity, addiction, seatbelt safety, LATCH system, smoking cessation), education, international fuels, pharmaceuticals (e.g., incentives, distractions), traumatic brain injury, and general opinion research.
Dr. Ferreira has substantial experience in conducting large scale quantitative studies, including data cleaning and testing for quality and validity. Within this scope, she has experience conducting international research with hard-to-reach markets. Notably, she has conducted international consumer research in Colombia, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Guam/Saipan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, and Thailand. Dr. Ferreira has significant applied experience writing complex syntax in SPSS, scripts in SAS, and running advanced statistical analyses.
Most recently, Dr. Ferreira worked with the Leidos End User team to support the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) for the Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs. End-users included law enforcement practitioners, academics, and anyone who has been touched by crime or the criminal justice system. The primary focus included collecting, managing, and validating data, and developing reports and infographics. She also consulted on special projects.
Dr. Ferreira earned a Ph.D. in Quantitative Survey Methods and Research Methodology from The University of Rhode Island, an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from Towson University, and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland. She is also a RIVA trained moderator and has conducted numerous focus groups, cognitive interviews, and in-depth interviews.