Giovanni Castro Irizarry is a senior in political science with a specialization in international relations and government at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus. His research interests include political economy and international relations. Giovanni completed an internship in the Foreign Relations Office at the Department of State of Puerto Rico and has a certification in diplomacy and international relations with an emphasis in finances and economics from the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. In 2017, Giovanni completed an internship at the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Purdue University, where he had the privilege of working with Dr. James McCann on a research project that examined the effects of the economy in elections in Puerto Rico. See all current MFP bios.
The 2018 APSA Spring Minority Fellowship Program for first and second year graduate students deadline for applications is March 15, 2018. Submit your application here.
About the APSA Minority Fellowship Program
The Minority Fellows Program (MFP) is a fellowship competition for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds applying to or in the early stages of doctoral programs in political science. The MFP was established in 1969 (originally as the Black Graduate Fellowship) to increase the number of minority scholars in the discipline. Each year, APSA awards up to 12 funded fellowships in the amount of $4,000. Learn more here.