Naser Javaid, Research Analyst

As a Research Analyst at GSSR, Naser brings extensive experience working in the political and education fields.

Naser’s professional experiences and familiarity with quantitative and qualitative methodologies enable him to view and approach research questions from a unique perspective. He has worked on statewide and local candidate campaigns in Illinois and California in various capacities and successfully managed a candidate campaign for a highly competitive open-seat race for the California State Assembly. He also has experience working in state and national government and has supported members of the California Assembly and the United States Senate in several capacities, including senior positions. In between stints working in government, he was a tenured professor of political science in Chicago where he conducted research on various aspects of American politics and taught graduate courses in research methodology.

Originally from Chicago, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in New York and graduated from Carleton College with a B.A. in political science.

In his free time, Naser enjoys exploring new destinations, both domestically and internationally, and spending time outdoors.