Principal Investigators: Shibley Telhami and Stella Rouse. A survey sponsored by University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll, fielded by Nielsen Scarborough. Central Findings on the State of the 2016 Presidential Race: While Hillary Clinton held a sizable lead over Donald Trump, Americans are also looking for a break with theContinue Reading

Muslims and America: Internalizing the Clash of Civilizations June 7, 2010 By Steven Kull This paper was first presented at the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy’s 11th Annual Conference on April 28, 2010 Over the last six years I have been conducting a major study of publicContinue Reading

Majorities Reject Banning Defamation of Religion: 20 Nation Poll November 20, 2009 Questionnaire with Findings, Methodology (PDF) As the UN General Assembly prepares to debate a proposal calling for nations to take action against the defamation of religion, majorities in 13 of 20 nations polled around the world support theContinue Reading

Egyptian Public to Greet Obama With Suspicion June 3, 2009 Questionnaire/methodology (PDF) A new poll finds Egyptians continue to view US foreign policy quite negatively and see President Obama as closely aligned with it. At the same time, Obama has much better ratings than Bush had, and there areContinue Reading