Gabrielle Gray is a doctoral student at Howard University where she studies American government and Black politics. A native of Milwaukee, WI, Gabrielle earned a BA in political science and a MA in educational policy at Marquette University where she was also a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Gabrielle’s research interests include race and politics, urban education, social justice and activism, and public opinion. She is also interested in quantitative research methods. Her research focuses on the evolution of racism within public institutions. She is particularly interested in the politics of protest and elite reactions to activism within the Black community. In addition to her graduate studies, Gabrielle has served as a graduate research assistant for the Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Public Policy Center, and as the Howard University Graduate Political Science Association president. After completing her doctorate, Gabrielle is eager to pursue a career in academia while also continuing her involvement in community outreach and social activism.
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.