Dilara K. Üsküp, PhD, PhD

Core Scientist, Policy Impact Core | Post-Doctoral Fellow (2018-2020)


Dilara K. Üsküp, PhD, PhD, is a joint doctoral graduate of the University of Chicago’s Department of Political Science and the Divinity School. Her forthcoming manuscript, Sex in God’s City, examines theology as political persuasion. Dr. Üsküp’s research clarifies the ways in which religion, spirituality, and religious institutions affect behavioral interventions and biometric outcomes of the most vulnerable populations, especially African American/Black women.  Her research interests include: race/ethnicity, religion, and gender/sexuality at the intersection of public opinion and health policy.

Contact: duskup@g.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-794-0619