Omar Wasow


Profile in The Daily Princetonian

The Daily Princetonian graciously ran a profile of me and my atypical path to the academy.

At the heart of the piece is the question: why leave the exciting world of internet entrepreneurship to become a scholar? Part of my answer:

“As much as I loved technology and social media, I realized there were questions that weren’t going to get answered in a startup.”

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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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