Jason Casellas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Associate Professor
University of Houston
Department of Political Science
3551 Cullen Blvd, Room 447 PGH
Houston, Texas 77204-3011
Email jcasella@central.uh.edu

Areas of Expertise:

  • American Politics
  • Latino Politics
  • Political Science

Professor Jason Casellas is an associate professor at the University of Houston. He specializes in American politics, with specific research and teaching interests in Latino politics, legislative politics, and state and local politics. He has also written on immigration policy.  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 is a member of the Texas Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.  His work has appeared in dozens of peer-reviewed journals.