Omar Wasow is an Assistant Professor in Princeton’s Department of Politics. His research focuses on race and politics. His co-authored work on the challenge of estimating effects of race was published in the Annual Review of Political Science. His research on the political consequences of nonviolent and violent protests has been featured in The Washington Post, The New Yorker and The Atlantic. He is a recipient of the Aspen Institute’s Henry Crown Fellowship. He received a PhD in African American studies, an MA in Government and an MA in Statistics from Harvard University.

Selected Publications

Agenda Seeding: How 1960s Black Protests Moved Elites, Public Opinion and Voting

Race as a Bundle of Sticks: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immutable Characteristics