Ariana Monique Salazar is a research analyst at Pew Research Center. She focuses on religious change and its impact on societies around the world and has contributed to studies about religion and national identity in Western Europe and in Central and Eastern Europe. She received two master’s degrees from Princeton Seminary and a bachelor’s from the King’s University. Before joining the Center, Salazar worked on research projects on religious organizations and Hispanic/Latino religions. She is a member of the World Association for Public Opinion Research and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, and regularly presents at their annual conferences.