Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

Besheer Mohamed

Besheer Mohamed is a research associate at the Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project. In this role he is involved in the design and implementation of many of the project’s domestic religion polls. He specializes in studying religious minorities in the U.S., with a specific focus on Muslim Americans. Prior to joining the […]

Pew Research Center Nov. 28, 2012

Jessica Martinez

Jessica Hamar Martínez is a research associate at the Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project. She contributes to the project’s polling on religion in the U.S., with a particular emphasis on religion and the Latino community. Prior to joining the Pew Research Center, Martínez worked as a project manager at the Center for the […]

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

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, […]