Who We Are

Organizational Vision

ISPU’s vision is a vibrant and truly pluralistic America, where Muslims are strong and equal participants.


ISPU conducts objective, solution-seeking research that empowers American Muslims to further community development and fully contribute to democracy and pluralism in the United States.

Since 2002, ISPU has been at the forefront of discovering trends and opportunities that impact the American Muslim community. Our research aims to educate the general public and enable community change agents, the media, and policymakers to make evidence-based decisions. In addition to building in-house capacity, ISPU has assembled leading experts across multiple disciplines, building a solid reputation as a trusted source for information for and about American Muslims.



We actively seek to work with, not in competition against, others in field.


We conduct research to find solutions that are realistic and implementable.


Our research is objective, thorough and evidence-based.


We conduct research on what is relevant to the American Muslim Community.


We continuously look for emerging challenges and opportunities.


Quality and professionalism are key throughout all that we do.