Pew Research Center Apr. 4, 2014

Peter Henne

Peter Henne is a research associate at the Pew Research Center’s Religion and Public Life Project, where he oversees the project’s ongoing study on global restrictions on religion. He is an expert on religion and international affairs, specifically religion-state relations, and religious violence. Prior to joining the Pew Research Center, Peter was a fellow at […]

Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

Gregory Smith

Gregory A. Smith is associate director of research at the Pew Research Center. He helps to coordinate the center’s domestic polling on religion. Smith also writes reports and provides information to news media and others about religion and public opinion, religion and American politics, and the political views of Catholics. Smith holds a doctorate in government […]

Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

David Masci

David Masci is a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project, where he is the in-house expert on church-state issues, culture war issues, and religion and science. In this capacity, Masci conducts research and writing and gives public presentations and media interviews on various topics, including gay marriage, abortion, physician-assisted […]

Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

Cary Funk

Cary Funk is associate director of research at the Pew Research Center. She is a survey researcher with expertise in political and social attitudes, and is involved in all phases of survey projects including survey design, data analysis and report writing for both representative surveys and surveys of special groups. Funk began her career at CBS News […]

Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

Alan Cooperman

Alan Cooperman is director of religion research at the Pew Research Center. He is an expert on religion’s role in U.S. politics and has reported on religion in Russia, the Middle East and Europe. He plays a central role in planning the project’s research agenda and writing its reports. Before joining the Pew Research Center, […]