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University of Delaware403 Smith HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass431334EB418C4EB8949B3451157351C2"><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="wrap-text"><strong>Kassra AR Oskooii</strong>, Ph.D. (University of Washington, 2016) joined the department in fall of 2016. His research and teaching focuses on the interplay between the contextual and psychological determinants of political opinions and behaviors of high and low status group members. Dr. Oskooii has also had a long interest in minority representation and the Voting Rights Act (VRA), having conducted ecological inference analysis to examine racially polarized voting (RPV) patterns for VRA litigation in states such as California, Florida and Texas.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="wrap-text">Dr. Oskooii's research has appeared in prominent peer-reviewed academic journals such as the <em>British Journal of Political Science</em>, <em>Political Behavior</em>, <em>Political Psychology</em>, P<em>ublic Opinion Quarterly</em>, S<em>ociological Methods and Research</em>, P<em>erspectives on Politics</em> and <em>Urban Affairs Review</em>.</span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="wrap-text">He is also a contributor to the eiCompare R Package, which has been used in numerous academic papers and VRA-related court cases. More information about his research and teaching expertise can be found on his <a href="https://www.kassraoskooii.com/" target="_blank">website</a>. </span></p></div><div class="ExternalClass64ACD2D067224899A768934E28A14669"><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Lajevardi, N., Oskooii, K., Walker, H. and Westfall, A. “<a href="https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/pops.12640" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/pops.12640&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNEx3-wkGq2frFtk-iFCgDFo4u7Oag">The Paradox Between Integration and Perceived Discrimination Among American Muslims</a>.” Political Psychology. (FirstView) <br></p><p>Barreto M., Collingwood, L., Garcia-Rios, S., and Oskooii, K. “<a href="https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0049124119852394" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0049124119852394&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNGhgyYlTWtSdwxw48xp8_hUWvSflA">Estimating Candidate Support in Voting Rights Act Cases: Comparing Iterative EI & EI-RxC Methods</a>.” Sociological Methods and Research. (FirstView) </p><p>Oskooii, K., Lajevardi, N. and Collingwood, L. “<a href="https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11109-019-09555-8" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11109-019-09555-8&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNHg3XdzjZ52rsQdbgkClyXELxOpaA">Opinion Shift and Stability: The Information Environment and Long-Lasting Opposition to Trump's Muslim Ban</a>."  Political Behavior. (FirstView) </p><p>Oskooii, K., Dana, K. and Barreto, M. “<a href="https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21565503.2019.1623053" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21565503.2019.1623053&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNHOG9Elk0HqgLZdatucJXgQmBqosQ">Beyond Generalized Ethnocentrism: Islam-Specific Beliefs and Prejudice toward Muslim Americans</a>.” Politics, Groups, and Identities. (FirstView) </p><p>Oskooii, K. “<a href="https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-political-science/article/perceived-discrimination-and-political-behavior/51F4045DB0690260ECA2A8F6DC6B51D7" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-political-science/article/perceived-discrimination-and-political-behavior/51F4045DB0690260ECA2A8F6DC6B51D7&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNE4yb5Z243aNjQn5WE9tCQudIumfw">Perceived Discrimination and Political Behavior</a>.” British Journal of Political Science. (First View) </p><p>Dana, K., Lajevardi, N., Oskooii, K. and Walker, H. 2019. “<a href="https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/politics-and-religion/article/veiled-politics-experiences-with-discrimination-among-muslim-americans/A8D7933C40A9AF8016E56AD256D350DE" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/politics-and-religion/article/veiled-politics-experiences-with-discrimination-among-muslim-americans/A8D7933C40A9AF8016E56AD256D350DE&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNFpiuYvSRT8MfMuKAB4DILAQnvSeQ">Veiled Politics: Experiences with Discrimination among Muslim Americans</a>.” Politics and Religion, 12 (2): 629-677. </p><p>Oskooii, K., Dreier, S., and Collingwood, L. 2018. “<a href="https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/polp.12278" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/polp.12278&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNF_kHgsVyIgmepW2p2I4fKLNjwOmw">Partisan Attitudes toward Sanctuary Cities: The Asymmetrical Effects of Political Knowledge</a>.” Politics and Policy, 46 (6): 951-984. </p><p>Collingwood, L., Lajevardi, N. and Oskooii, K. 2018. “<a href="https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11109-017-9439-z" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11109-017-9439-z&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNGVDqT6YsyFpnQHYBS8dCJYKUWRfw">A Change of Heart? Why Individual-Level Public Opinion Shifted against Trump’s 'Muslim Ban.</a>'” Political Behavior, 40: 1035-1072. *Covered by: <a href="https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/1/10/16869424/trump-muslim-ban-patriotism" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/1/10/16869424/trump-muslim-ban-patriotism&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNFcBQPzh_ZyrKKnYAQTAMen-zM2rw">Vox</a>,  <a href="https://thinkprogress.org/trump-islamophobia-backfiring-ec875d1eae14/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://thinkprogress.org/trump-islamophobia-backfiring-ec875d1eae14/&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNHEHVwxXDMUO3VNQDG_yOdy3j8_Mg">ThinkProgress</a>, <a href="http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/trump-muslim-ban-shifted-public-opinion-study-finds-180113092728118.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/trump-muslim-ban-shifted-public-opinion-study-finds-180113092728118.html&source=gmail&ust=1580833996577000&usg=AFQjCNHu1-jcmX0PYkmWOf7axIwIe3lJLA">Al Jazeera</a>, <a href="http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/trumps-muslim-ban-has-backfired-study-suggests-917147008" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/trumps-muslim-ban-has-backfired-study-suggests-917147008&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNHXfG9rqctprIpQ9hTKCeoLJvKqBw">Middle East Eye</a>, <a href="https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-death-and-the-self/201801/media-coverage-can-change-minds" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-death-and-the-self/201801/media-coverage-can-change-minds&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNGW_povW632T5YcNmZVCh3gck4y_A">Psychology Today</a><a href="https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-death-and-the-self/201801/media-coverage-can-change-minds" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/life-death-and-the-self/201801/media-coverage-can-change-minds&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNGW_povW632T5YcNmZVCh3gck4y_A">, Social Psych Online, & NPR.</a></p><p>Lajevardi, N. and Oskooii, K., 2018. “<a href="https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-race-ethnicity-and-politics/article/oldfashioned-racism-contemporary-islamophobia-and-the-isolation-of-muslim-americans-in-the-age-of-trump/DF3CF364ED112948C1BD52F712B6A8AE" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-race-ethnicity-and-politics/article/oldfashioned-racism-contemporary-islamophobia-and-the-isolation-of-muslim-americans-in-the-age-of-trump/DF3CF364ED112948C1BD52F712B6A8AE&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNHB_osBoVDV072fOTNaSLnALNR6bQ">Old-Fashioned Racism, Modern Islamophobia, and the Political Isolation of Muslim Americans in the Age of Trump</a>.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, 3(1): 112-152. </p><p>Collingwood, L., Jochim A. and Oskooii, K., 2018. “<a href="https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1532440017748569" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1532440017748569&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNGaw5h9_XVUfkV6b2VDeGZGnppZHA">The Politics of Choice Reconsidered: Partisanship, Ideology, and Minority Politics in Washington’s Charter School Initiative</a>.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 18(1): 61-92. </p><p>Oskooii, K. and Dana, K., 2018. “<a href="https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1330652" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369183X.2017.1330652&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNGm1xydpHW5xB0nd2vBDla_x79Lsg">Muslims in Great Britain: The Impact of Mosque Attendance on Political Behaviour and Civic Engagement</a>.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44(9): 1479-1505. </p><p>Oskooii, K., 2016. “<a href="https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pops.12279" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pops.12279&source=gmail&ust=1580833996578000&usg=AFQjCNHWAgv0jPIsYXvKCAhsb0tIe-b8kg">How Discrimination Impacts Sociopolitical Behavior: A Multidimensional Perspective</a>.” Political Psychology, 37(5): 613-640.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassFCE34D13DD974D61849339CDDF04E878"><p>​ American Politics, Political Psychology, Race and Ethnic Politics<br></p></div>Select PublicationsFieldsoskooiik@udel.eduhttps://www.kassraoskooii.com/cvOskooii, Dr. Kassra A.R.302-831-2355<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Faculty%20and%20Staff/Oskooii_Kassra-2016-06.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Associate ProfessorDirector of Internships https://www.kassraoskooii.com/

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