Omar Wasow


WSJ: Tech Guru with a Social Focus

I was a geek but now aspire to wonk. Joe Walker at Wall Street Journal Careers thoughtfully captures the ups and downs.

The Hacker’s Approach to Education Reform

“Q&A: The Hacker’s Approach to Education Reform” (My thanks to @losangelista for distilling the interview into a coherent whole.)

About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Berkeley. I received a PhD in African American Studies, an MA in Government and an MA in Statistics from Harvard University. Previously, I co-founded and the Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School. I can be reached at owasow -at- gmail -dot- com.

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