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

Date
Wed, Sep 16 2020, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Speaker
Omar Wasow, Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University
Omar Wasow
Biography

Omar Wasow is an Assistant Professor in Princeton’s Department of Politics. His research focuses on race and politics, protest movements and statistical methods. Before joining the academy, Omar served as a regular on-air technology analyst and was the co-founder of BlackPlanet.com, a social network he helped grow to over three million active users. In 2003, he helped found a high performing K-8 charter school in Brooklyn. He is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He received a PhD from Harvard University and a BA from Stanford University.