About the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

This report was produced by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. The Pew Forum delivers timely, impartial information on issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. The Pew Forum is a nonpartisan, nonadvocacy organization and does not take positions on policy debates. Based in Washington, D.C., the Pew Forum is a project of the Pew Research Center, which is funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The report was funded by a generous grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation as part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, which aims to increase people’s knowledge of religion around the world.

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Luis Lugo, Director

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Alan Cooperman, Associate Director, Research
Gregory Smith, Senior Researcher
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Scott Clement, Research Analyst

Demographic and Other Research
Brian J. Grim, Senior Researcher
Conrad Hackett, Demographer
Jacqueline Wenger, Research Associate
Sahar Chaudhry, Research Analyst
Elizabeth Podrebarac, Research Assistant

Sandra Stencel, Associate Director, Editorial
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Tracy Miller, Editor
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Andrew Kohut, President
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Scott Keeter, Director of Survey Research
Elizabeth Mueller Gross, Vice President
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Richard Wike, Associate Director, Pew Global Attitudes Project
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