Mohamed Younis is a Senior Analyst at Gallup in Washington, D.C. His research focuses on employment challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), relations between Muslim majority societies and Western ones, and political change in the MENA region.
Mohamed is the author of “Daughters of the Nile: The Evolution of Feminism in Egypt” (Washington & Lee Journal of Civil Rights & Social Justice, 2007), a study of the role of Islam in the women’s rights movement of modern Egypt. He makes frequent guest appearances for television, radio, and print media worldwide. Mohamed also regulalry briefs policymakers, researchers, and global leaders on Gallup’s work in Muslim majority countries.
Mohamed studied political sociology at the University of California, Riverside, with an emphasis on social change in the MENA region and the Muslim-American experience. He received a juris doctorate degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law and is a member of the Virginia State Bar. Mohamed has lived and studied in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar and is fluent in Arabic.