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Life in U.S. Religious Congregations Slowly Edges Back Toward Normal


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Primary Researcher

Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director, Research

Research Team        

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

Methods Team         

Andrew Mercer, Senior Research Methodologist Nick Bertoni, Senior Panel Manager Dorene Asare-Marfo, Survey Research Methodologist Arnold Lau, Research Analyst

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Editorial Manager David Kent, Senior Copy Editor Bill Webster, Senior Information Graphics Designer

Communications and Web Publishing

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

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