Paru R. Shah
Ph.D., Political Science, Rice University
M.P.H., Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
B.A., 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
Shah, Paru and Melissa Marschall. (forthcoming). “The Centrality of Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Cities and Towns.” In Susan Clarke, Peter John and Karen Mossberger (eds.) Oxford Handbook on Local Politics. England: Oxford University Press.
Marschall, Melissa, Paru Shah and Katharine Donato. (forthcoming) “Parent Involvement Policy in Established and New Immigrant Destinations." Social Science Quarterly.
Marschall,Melissa, Anirudh Ruhil and Paru Shah. (2010). “The New Racial Calculus: Electoral Institutions and Black Representation in Local Legislatures." American Journal of Political Science, 54 (January): 107-124.
Shah, Paru. (2010). “Racing towards Representation: A Hurdle Model of Latinos and School Boards." American Politics Research, 38 (January): 84-109.