Director of Social Trends Research, Pew Research Center
Kim Parker is director of social trends research at Pew Research Center. She was previously the associate director of social and demographic trends research?and the research director for the center’s political unit.?Prior to joining Pew Research Center, Parker worked as a research associate at the American Enterprise Institute. An author of studies on topics including gender and work, the changing American family, generational change, higher education, the Great Recession, the middle class, aging, military veterans, and Asian Americans, Parker frequently discusses social and demographic trends with journalists and has been interviewed by broadcast outlets such as NPR, NBC, MSNBC, and C-SPAN.