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Measuring Religion in Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel


This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at

Research Team

Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Becka A. Alper, Senior Researcher Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Senior Researcher Kiana Cox, Research Associate Claire Gecewicz, Research Associate Justin Nortey, Research Assistant    

Methods Team

Courtney Kennedy, Director of Survey Research Nick Bertoni, Panel Manager Andrew Mercer, Senior Research Methodologist Nick Hatley, Research Analyst

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Editorial Manager Aleksandra Sandstrom, Senior Copy Editor Bill Webster, Senior Information Graphics Designer

Communications and Web Publishing

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer Anna Schiller, Communications Manager Kelsey Beveridge, Communications Associate

John C. Green, director emeritus of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron; Frank Newport, Gallup senior scientist; and Philip Schwadel, professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, provided valuable feedback on this report.

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