Meet 2016 APSA RBSI Scholar, Renzo Olivari, James Madison University

OlivariRenzo Olivari is a junior at James Madison University, graduating in May 2017. He is a double major in political science and history, with a minor in political communications. In the 2015-2016 academic year, he was a fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, where he researched minorities’ representation in Congress. He also has worked for numerous political campaigns, following his interests in voter mobilization. His research interests include
minorities’ interactions with the political system, as well as campaigning tactics and voter turnout. He plans on attending graduate school to study political science.