Shauna Gillooly, College of William and Mary
Project Title: Mobilizing Against Ecocide in Comparative Contexts
Shauna Gillooly received her PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Irvine in September 2021. Shauna received her B.S. (with honors) in International Affairs & Spanish Language from Florida State University in 2016, and her M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2018. Her past work has focused on social movement transitions to political parties in Latin America, as well as the impact of political violence legacies on voter behavior. Her previous work has been published in academic journals such as PS: Political Science and Politics, Politics, Groups, and Identities, The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, and PLOS ONE. It has appeared in media outlets such as The Washington Post and The Conversation, and policy-focused platforms such as E-International Relations. She is currently a Leading Edge Post-doctoral Fellow with Sembrando Sentido via the American Council of Learned Societies and the Carnegie Foundation, a visiting researcher with Instituto PENSAR at the Pontifica Unviersidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia, and an Expert with the UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab. In August 2022, she will begin a position as a Post doctoral Researcher on the TRIP Survey Project housed in the Global Research Institute at William & Mary in Virginia, USA.
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.