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Research Teams

The Center’s Data Labs team of data scientists, computational social scientists and DevOps engineers uses computational methods to complement and expand on the Center’s existing research agenda.

The Center’s researchers in global attitudes and trends study international public opinion on an array of subjects, ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their attitudes about the current state of the world.

The Center’s international methods team ensures that all cross-national and multicultural projects we conduct continue to meet the highest standards of data quality and representativeness.

The Center’s internet and technology researchers study the social impact of digital technologies, such as internet and broadband, mobile connectivity and social media.

The Center’s journalism and media researchers study news and information trends, including public perceptions of the news media; evolving news consumption habits in a digital age; and key audience and economic indicators within the media industry itself.

The Center’s researchers in issues of race and ethnicity chronicle the diverse, ever-changing racial and ethnic landscape of the United States.

The Center’s researchers in religion and public life study religious change in the United States and around the world.

The Center’s science and society researchers study social, ethical and policy questions raised by discoveries and innovations in science.

The Center’s social and demographic trends researchers study the behaviors and attitudes of Americans in various realms of daily life, combining original public opinion research with economic and demographic analysis.

The Center’s U.S. politics and policy team produces public opinion research on Americans’ attitudes about national politics and major policy issues, including timely and topical polling on the issues of the day.

The Center’s survey methodologists manage our American Trends Panel and provide guidance for all of the Center’s domestic public opinion research to ensure it meets the highest standards.

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