PhD, Political Science, Rice University
MPH, Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
BA, Philosophy, University of Michigan
Research and Teaching Interests
Race, ethnicity and politics, urban governance and politics, public policy analysis and outcomes in the educational arena
PolSci 213 – Urban Government and Politics
PolSci 215 – Ethnicity, Religion and Race in American Politics
PolSci 388 – Latino Politics
Keele, Luke, Shah, Paru R., and White, Ismail. “Black Candidates and Black Turnout: A Study of Mayoral Elections in the New South.” Journal of Politics 79.3 (2017): 780-791.
Gonzalez Juenke, Eric, and Shah, Paru R. “Not the Usual Story: The Effect of Candidate Supply on Models of Latino Descriptive Representation.” Politics, Groups and Identities 3.3 (2015): 438-453.
Shah, Paru R., Marschall, Melissa J., Clarke, Susan, John, Peter, and Mossberger, Karen. “The Centrality of Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Cities and Towns.” Oxford Handbook on Local Politics
. Ed. Susan Clarke, Peter John and Karen Mossberger. Oxford University Press, (2012).