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Dalia Mogahed: A Data-Driven Introduction to American Muslims


Dalia Mogahed: A Data-Driven Introduction to American Muslims

Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 

8400 Baltimore Ave., Suite 250, College Park, MD 20740

On Friday, April 29 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding will give a lecture at START headquarters titled "A Data-Driven Introduction to American Muslims". The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP's are appreciated.

Dalia Mogahed is the Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, where she leads the organization's pioneering research and thought leadership programs on American Muslims. Mogahed is former Executive Director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, where she led the analysis of surveys of Muslim communities worldwide. With John L. Esposito, she coauthored the book Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think. President Barack Obama appointed Mogahed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in 2009. She was invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations about U.S. engagement with Muslim communities, and she provided significant contributions to the Homeland Security Advisory Council’s Countering Violent Extremism Working Group recommendations. She is a frequent expert commentator in global media outlets and international forums. She is also the CEO of Mogahed Consulting.​