About the Global Attitudes Project


Publication: 2013-07-01



Name:Owen Ambur


Name:Global Attitudes Project


The Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. Over 330,000 interviews in 60 countries have been conducted as part of the project's work.


  • Andrew KohutThe project is directed by Andrew Kohut, Founding Director of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan "fact tank" in Washington, DC, that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.

  • Pew Research CenterPew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • The Pew Charitable TrustsThe project is principally funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

  • William and Flora Hewlett FoundationThe William and Flora Hewlett Foundation provided supplemental grants for the 2002 and 2007 surveys.

  • Kaiser Family FoundationComponents of the 2007 survey were conducted in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation and The New York Times.

  • The New York Times

  • Madeleine K. AlbrightThe project is co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, currently principal, the Albright Stonebridge Group, and by former Senator John C. Danforth, currently partner, Bryan Cave LLP.

  • John C. Danforth

  • GAP ConsultantsThe Pew Global Attitudes Project team regularly consults with survey and policy experts, academic regional and economic experts, activists and policymakers. Their expertise provides tremendous guidance in shaping the surveys.

  • Survey Experts

  • Policy Experts

  • Academic Experts

  • Regional Experts

  • Economic Experts

  • Activists

  • Policymakers