Webinar Series | American Muslim Poll 2020: Islamophobia

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Webinar Series | American Muslim Poll 2020: Islamophobia

October 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Returning for its fifth year, American Muslim Poll 2020: Amid Pandemic and Protest surveys Muslims, Jews, Catholics, Protestants, white Evangelicals, and those that consider themselves non-affiliated to compare attitudes across faith and non-faith groups. ISPU’s poll charts the attitudes and policy preferences that animated the last year in America, lays the groundwork for tracking key shifts in the future, and offers the public, policymakers, and researchers rare depth and breadth of analysis. 

This year’s poll, released shortly before a critical election, was meant to be historic. But when we began planning its release, we could not have imagined just how historic. Our March to April fielding period included the first four weeks of a country-wide shutdown in the wake of dramatically spiking cases of COVID-19. 

In this webinar, study author and ISPU Director of Research Dalia Mogahed will share data on Islamophobia among the general public, faith, and non-faith groups, as well as predictors of Islamophobia. We analyzed data from 2020, as well as 3-year trends, of the National American Islamophobia Index, measuring how much the public endorses anti-Muslim tropes. We will present levels of Islamophobia among different groups as well as an analysis of factors associated with higher or lower Islamophobia.

Our speakers include

  • Dalia Mogahed, ISPU Director of Research (Moderator)
  • Rabbi Dr. Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and Founding Director of the Department of Multifaith Studies and Initiatives at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
  • Dr. Kayla Wheeler, ISPU Scholar and Assistant Professor of Gender and Diversity Studies at Xavier University
  • Dr. Hatem Bazian, ISPU Scholar and Co-founder of Zaytuna College