Meet 2020 DFP Spring Fellow, Briana Hyman; 2021 Applications Open – Deadline March 19

Briana Hyman is a second-year political science PhD student at Howard University, majoring in Black Politics and American Government, with a minor in Political Theory. Briana leverages her BS in Communication and MPA to fuel her research efforts in African American and Latina/o/x political behavior and policy support. She has presented at multiple conferences such as NCOBPS and ArkPSA on subjects including Pan-Africanism, Emerging Self-Identification of Afro-Latinx Americans, Black Female Mayoral Re-Elections, and Federalism and Slavery as Supported by the Courts. Additionally, Briana was a Woodford R. Porter scholar at the University of Louisville and the recipient of the Hugh T. Henry Memorial Scholarship while attending the University of Arkansas. In pursuing a career in academia, Briana intends to continue her research while focusing on her students’ successes—both within and outside of the classroom—with the goal of increasing next generation political awareness within communities of the Diaspora.

Apply Now for the APSA 2021-2022 Diversity Fellowship Program (DFP), Spring Cycle

Deadline for Applications: March 19, 2021

The APSA Diversity Fellowship Program, formerly the Minority Fellowship Program, established in 1969, aims to increase diversity in the discipline of political science. The Spring DFP supports students from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently enrolled in the first or second year of a political science Ph.D. program. Awards will range between $1000 to $2000, depending on the availability of funds. Please apply for the program or share this information with a colleague who could benefit from this opportunity.