Gabriele Magni, Loyola Marymount University
Project Title: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer candidates: Running for office and winning elections
Gabriele Magni is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Global Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University. His research examines issues of diversity, inclusion and political representation in advanced democracies. One stream of his work focuses on sexual orientation and gender identity and explores the experiences of LGBTQ politicians and electoral candidates. Another stream analyzes how economic inequality and hardship affect preferences for redistribution, immigration attitudes, and voting behavior. His research has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and the British Journal of Political Science, among other outlets. He has also written for The Washington Post, Politico and The New Republic and he has provided commentary to The New York Times, The Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight, NBC News, and Reuters.
About the APSA Advancing Research Grants for Early Career Scholars
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 June 2022, APSA awarded six projects for the APSA Diversity and Inclusion Advancing Research Grant for Early Career Scholars for a combined total award amount of $12,000.