Jacob Poushter is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center. He is an expert in international survey research and writes about international public opinion on a variety of topics, including technology use around the world, views about extremism in predominantly Muslim nations and public opinion on international threats. He is also responsible for designing survey questionnaires, managing survey projects, analyzing data and writing reports. Poushter received a master’s degree in international affairs from American University. He is an author of studies on the global balance of power, Russian public opinion, internet usage in both the emerging and developed world and public opinion in the Muslim world on views of extremism. Poushter regularly talks about the Center’s findings in print and broadcast media.