Conrad Hackett is a demographer at the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, specializing in cross-national measurement of religion and how religion influences demographic processes, such as population growth.
Prior to joining the Pew Forum, Conrad was a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. His co-authored studies in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion include analyses of cross-national religious composition, strategies for measuring evangelicals, the social integration of practitioners of non-Western religions in the United States and an award-winning paper about the effectiveness of faith-based organizations .
Conrad received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of Sociology and Office of Population Research at Princeton University. He also earned two master's degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary.