Thomas Ogorzalek Assistant Professor

Research Interest(s):  American Politics, Urban Politics, Politics of Race and Ethnicity, American Political Development

Program Area(s):  American Politics

Regional Specialization(s):  United States

Department Strength(s):  Race, Ethnicity and Politics; Political Parties; American Political Development; Comparative Historical Analysis

Professor Ogorzalek's research is situated at the intersection of urban politics, the politics of race and ethnicity, and American political development.

At Northwestern, he is affiliated with the Department of Political Science, and with the Institute for Policy Research, where he is a faculty associate. 

Courses taught

  • Poli Sci 221: Urban Politics
  • Poli Sci 310: Methods of Political Inference
  • Poli Sci 321: Community Political Processes
  • Poli Sci 395: Race, Space, and Place in Democratic Politics
  • Poli Sci 490: Special Topics in Urban Politics (Graduate Seminar)