Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

How Yaqeen Heals Internalized Islamophobia – Dalia Mogahed | Making Principled Progress

To cause Muslims to doubt Islam is the primary goal of the Islamophobia industry. Dalia Mogahed discusses her research with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding about Islamophobia.

The session was held at Yaqeen Institute’s Second Annual Banquet “Making Principled Progress” on November 10th, 2018.


Dalia Mogahed

Advisor | Researcher and pollster at Institute for Social Policy and Understanding Dalia Mogahed is an author, advisor and consultant who studies Muslim communities. She keeps her finger on the pulse of the Muslim world. She served on Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships in 2009, advising the president on how faith-based organizations can help government solve persistent social problems.

Mogahed is a former director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, where her surveys of Muslim opinion skewered myths and stereotypes while illuminating the varied attitudes of Muslims toward politics, religion, and gender issues. Her 2008 book with John Esposito, Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think, outlines these surprising findings.