Department of Political Science
The University of Houston
447 Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3011
Tel: (713) 743-3890
Fax: (713) 743-3927

Jason Casellas

Jason CasellasAssociate Professor
PGH 427
713-743-8714
jcasella@central.uh.edu

Research Interests

Latino Politics
American Politics
Public Policy 

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Biographical Summary

Professor Casellas specializes in American politics, with specific research and teaching interests in Latino politics, legislative politics, and state and local politics. He is the author of Latino Representation in State Houses and Congress (New York: Cambridge University Press.)
He is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including a Princeton Fellowship, an American Political Science Association Fellowship, a Ford Motor Company Fellowship, the Samuel DuBois CookPostdoctoral Fellowship at Duke University, and a United States Studies Centre Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Sydney (Australia). In 2011, he was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is a member of the Texas Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.  His work has appeared in the Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly,Aztlán: Journal of Chicano Studies, and other peer-reviewed journals.

Education

Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Princeton University
B.A., Loyola University New Orleans

Selected Publications