John C. Green
Senior Research Adviser
Pew Research Forum on Religion & Public Life
Expertise: Religion and Politics
John C. Green is a senior research adviser at the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, specializing in religion and American politics, American evangelicals and politics, the Christian right, religion and elections, and religion and presidential politics. He also serves as director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron. Before joining the Pew Forum, he enjoyed a long association with it and other projects supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Green is co-author of The Diminishing Divide: Religion’s Changing Role in American Politics (Brookings Institution Press, 2000), with Andrew Kohut and Scott Keeter, both of the Pew Research Center. Green received his doctorate in political science from Cornell University in 1983 and his bachelor’s in economics from the University of Colorado in 1975. “He is widely known as an observer of national and Ohio politics, and is frequently quoted in the press, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Time, NPR, CNN, ABC and CBS. The Los Angeles Times described Green as the nation’s “”pre-eminent student of the relationship between religion and American politics.”"