Meet Anthony Bencomo, 2022 Fund for Latino Scholarship Recipient

Anthony Bencomo is a PhD candidate in politics with a designated emphasis in Latin American and Latino studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is originally from Fresno, California. His research examines local politics, with a specific focus on police, street gangs, and the carceral state. His dissertation research focuses on community efforts to reform the police in a majority Latinx community. He is a former fellow of the APSA Diversity Fellowship Program and a current Chancellor’s Diversity Incentive Program (CDIP) Fellow. The APSA Fund for Latino Scholarship will aid Anthony in gathering data during his fieldwork to complete his dissertation.

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