Fatima Ghani is a research assistant at the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Prior to joining the Forum, Fatima worked as a legal analyst at a financial litigation firm in New York City and taught political science at a university in Lahore, Pakistan. She received her M.A. and B.A. in political science from Yale University as part of an accelerated dual-degree program. Her thesis involved conducting and analyzing a large-scale national survey regarding the impact of racial, national and religious identity on American Muslim political participation.