Meet Andrew Janusz, 2021 Advancing Research Grants for Indigenous Politics Recipient

Andrew Janusz

Project Title: Indigeneity in Brazilian Electoral Politics (Andrew Janusz, University of Florida)

Andrew Janusz is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida. His research focuses on racial identity, political behavior, and representation in Latin America’s emerging democracies. His work examines how political institutions and social forces reinforce ethno-racial hierarchies and perpetuate inequality. Dr. Janusz has published peer-reviewed articles in a variety of journals, including Electoral Studies, Political Research Quarterly, and Politics, Groups, and Identities.

About the APSA Advancing Research Grants for Indigenous Politics Recipients

The APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grants provide support for the advancement of scholars from historically racial and ethnic underrepresented groups and for research that examines political science phenomena affecting historically underserved communities and underrepresented groups and communities. In December 2021, APSA also awarded eight projects for the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grants for Indigenous Politics for a combined amount of $20,000. Read about the funded projects.