APSA Minority Fellowship Program Spring Applications Due Today – Meet MFP Fellow Michelangelo Landgrave

Apply Now for the APSA Spring 2019 Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) — Deadline for applications: March 15, 2019

The APSA Minority Fellows Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring MFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second year of a political science PhD program. Awards will range between $500 and $1500, depending on availability funds. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the APSA Minority Fellowship Program.

Meet Michelangelo Landgrave, 2018 APSA Minority Fellowship Program Recipient

Michelangelo Landgraveis an undocumented doctoral student at the University of California, Riverside and is a fellow with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). He crossed the border at the age of two. He holds a MA in economics from California State University. He studies local politics and public policy. Landgrave’s dissertation will address how to detect and mitigate discrimination in legislatures, bureaucracies, and other organizations. He regularly contributes to the Cato Institute and other national think tanks on issues as wide ranging as transportation policy to labor economics. His research has been cited by the Washington Post, The Hill, Vox and other major news outlets.