Erum Ikramullah

Erum Ikramullah

ISPU Research Project Manager

Disclaimer: the work linked below reflects the view of the author and does not necessarily reflect the view of ISPU.

Erum Ikramullah is the Research Project Manager at ISPU, where she manages the day-to-day activities of the organization’s research studies. Previously, she worked at Child Trends as a Research Analyst on both quantitative and qualitative research studies on topics related to reproductive health, risky adolescent behavior, and fatherhood. Erum has co-authored several academic journal articles and has presented research at the Society for Research on Adolescents and the Population Association of America. She has a BA in Sociology from the University of Maryland.


BA, Sociology, University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise

  1. American Muslim Demographics
  2. American Muslim Civic Engagement
  3. Islamophobia


  • There is much speculation about what policy issues are salient to American Muslim voters. ISPU offers data to inform conversations about American Muslim’s civic engagement, including policy concerns.

  • This year’s American Muslim Poll, the fifth annual survey of its kind, released shortly before a critical election, was meant to be historic. But when we began planning for its release, we could not have imagined just how historic. Our fielding period was March 17...

  • This is a summary of the major findings of ISPU’s fifth annual poll showcasing American Muslim perspectives within the context of their nation’s faith landscape. Fielded during a national lockdown due to COVID-19, American Muslim Poll 2020: Amid Pandemic and Protest provides researchers, policymakers, and...

  • While Muslims have the lowest levels of Islamophobia as a group, they are not immune to internalizing anti-Muslim stereotypes.

Media Appearances

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap