Social Science & Research Consultants

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About our company

SSRC is a full-service research and evaluation consulting agency, headed by Ph.D.-level researchers, each with over 15 years' experience in evaluation, statistical analyses, research design and measurement, writing/editing, and producing manuscripts for publication.
SSRC provides services domestically and internationally.


  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Statistical Analyses
  • Research Design & Measurement
  • Grant Writing

Graduate Students

  • Editing
  • Statistical Analyses
  • Research Design
  • Coaching
  • Workshops


  • Coaching
  • Workshops

Deanne Samuels, Ph.D.

Dr. Samuels, a Harvard-educated researcher, has over 20 years of research and evaluation experience, including extensive experience in M&E systems development, developing plans and implementing evaluation assessments. In addition, she has extensive experience working with dissertation students, editing and coaching.

Terri Jennings, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennings has over 15 years’ expertise in research methods design, data analysis, quality assurance and interpretation, assessment design, and database management. She has conducted cross-sectional and outcome analyses for intervention studies and provided assistance with measurement design and evaluation, interpretation and write-up of results for manuscripts.


Emma Ergon, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Comparative Sociology. Her expertise is in the areas of qualitative analysis, urban analysis, community development, ethnography, oral histories, and conducting focus groups.

Vikash Kumar is a development professional with a multidisciplinary background in social work and population studies. He is specialized in setting up automated referencing system in MS Word and Mendeley. He is also skilled in working with large databases in Excel, setting up questionnaires in Survey Monkey, and using NVivo for data analysis and literature review.

Supria Sarma, Ph.D., has a B.S. in biology from Yale University and a doctorate in immunology. She is a technical writer with a number of academic publications in the biological sciences to her credit. She has worked in the field of global health, developing, adapting and pilot testing curricula, training manuals, toolkits and evaluation tools in family planning and HIV prevention. She has also developed content for a health and wellness website on physical and emotional health, stress reduction, heart health, and diabetes prevention.


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