Besheer Mohamed is a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center. He is involved in the design and implementation of many of the center’s domestic religion polls. He specializes in studying religious minorities in the United States, with a specific focus on Muslim Americans.
Before joining Pew Research Center, Mohamed worked at the University of Chicago’s Survey Lab. Mohamed received a doctorate in sociology as well as a master’s degree in Middle East studies from the University of Chicago. He has worked on the center’s recent surveys of Muslim Americans, Mormons, and Asian Americans as well as its polling on religion and politics.