2020 APSA RBSI Applications Due January 17th – Meet RBSI Scholar Josh Nnaji

Apply for the 2020 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) by January 17th

Josh Nnaji is a senior at Wake Forest University majoring in politics and international affairs with a minor in sociology. He has a passion for identity politics and speaking up for those who cannot speak for themselves. Mr. Nnaji has served as student senator in Wake Forest’s student government during his sophomore and junior years. In the summer of 2018, Josh worked as an intern in the US House of Representatives. He has also conducted and presented research on race and government at the Wake Forest Politics of Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity Consortium and is a member of the Wake Forest chapter of the Pi Sigma Alpha. Josh is interested in studying race and public policy in America, and its potential intersections with African political economy. He plans to pursue a PhD in public policy after graduation.

About the RBSI Program

The 2020 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) for undergraduate juniors interested in pursuing a graduate degree in political science will be held over five weeks from late-May through late-June 2020 at Duke University. RBSI introduces the world of doctoral study in political science to undergraduate students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups and those interested in broadening participation in political science and pursuing scholarship on issues affecting underrepresented groups or issues of tribal sovereignty and governance.

Program Dates and Eligibility

The 2020 APSA RBSI Program will take place from May 31, 2020 to July 2, 2020 at Duke University. The RBSI Recruitment Fair will be held on June 19, and the RBSI Closing Banquet will be held on July 1, 2020.[1]

[1] Photos taken by Shaun King, Duke Political Science Communications Specialist