Support from the APSA Fund for Latino Scholarship assisted 2016 recipient, Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina, a PhD candidate in the department of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, travel to the 2016 APSA Annual Meeting. She specializes in American politics, survey methodology and political psychology. She presented part of her dissertation research paper entitled, “Liar Liar: Response Latencies and Voter Turnout Overreports” at a panel titled “Latino/a Scholars Transforming Political Science.”
The fund’s primary goal is to encourage and support the recruitment, retention, and promotion of Latina/o political scientists (especially students and tenure track junior faculty); our secondary goal is to support research on Latino politics in the United States (especially students and tenure track junior faculty). Grants will be made to individuals, institutions, and projects whose purposes most clearly match the goals of the fund, and whose proposals most persuasively demonstrate capacity for successful completion. The Fund for Latino Scholarship is an APSA Centennial Center Research Grant.