APSA Minority Fellowship Program Fall Applications Due November 1 – Meet MFP Fellow Crystal Robertson

Apply Now for the 2020-2021 APSA Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fall Cycle — Deadline for applications: November 1, 2019

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Fall MFP fellowship supports individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who in the process of applying to political science PhD programs for Fall 2020 admission. Learn more about the APSA MFP program, which is currently celebrating its 50th year, read more: 50th anniversary of the APSA Minority Fellowship Program.

Crystal Robertson, 2019 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Crystal Robertson (RBSI 2018) is currently a senior in the honors program at the University of Michigan, where she is majoring in political science. Her research interests include American politics, race and ethnicity politics, and public opinion. Specifically, Crystal is interested in racially focused social movements and how public perceptions of the movement shift across different racial groups. Crystal is a 2018 APSA Ralph Bunche Summer Institute (RBSI) scholar. She has presented her research at conferences such as the 2018 APSA annual meeting, where she presented her work on Black Lives Matter and racial attitudes. She is currently completing an honor’s thesis under the advisement of Dr. Vincent Hutchings.