Primary Researchers

Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Senior Researcher
Philip Schwadel, Professor of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln            

Research Team

Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research
Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research
Besheer Mohamed, Senior Researcher
Becka A. Alper, Research Associate
Kiana Cox, Research Associate
Claire Gecewicz, Research Associate

Methodology Team

Courtney Kennedy, Director of Survey Research
Andrew Mercer, Senior Research Methodologist    

Editorial and Graphic Design

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

Communications and Web Publishing

Stacy Rosenberg, Associate Director, Digital
Travis Mitchell, Digital Producer
Sara Atske, Associate Digital Producer
Anna Schiller, Communications Manager
Haley Nolan, Communications Associate

Philip Schwadel, professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, spent a year as a visiting researcher at Pew Research Center contributing to work on religion among teens in the United States. The Center is grateful for his contributions to this report and other work.

Claudia Deane, vice president of research at Pew Research Center, also gave valuable feedback on this report.