Meet 2017 MFP Fellow, Stephanie Chan

Stephanie Chan is a senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her current research project, “Creative Citizenship: Immigrant Political Participation,” focuses on immigrant conceptions of political participation and enactments of citizenship. She is also co-author with Meredith Rolfe of the Oxford Handbook of Political Networks chapter “Voting and Participation.” Her research interests also include concept measurement, survey methods, and electoral redistricting. She has presented her work at the American Political Science Association and the Midwest Political Science Association and is a University of Massachusetts Amherst Rising Researcher. Additionally, as a Junior Fellow in the Joint Program on Survey Methodology, Stephanie interned at the Bureau of Labor Statistics during the summer of 2016. She serves on the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Advisory Council and as a student alumna member on the UMass Women into Leadership Board of Directors. See all current MFP bios.

The 2017 APSA Spring Minority Fellowship Program for first and second year graduate students deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. 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.