APSA is pleased to announce the new 2019 APSA Lee Ann Fujii MFP Travel Grant. This grant was made possible by the generous contributions of the Fujii Family and Dr. Fujii's colleagues and friends. The grant is meant to support APSA Minority Fellows' participation in the APSA annual meeting to engage in research, professional development, mentoring and collaboration. The 2019 application cycle is closed. To learn more about the eligibility requirements, please view the application.
Dr. Lee Ann Fujii, (1962-2018), was a highly respected scholar of political violence, ethnicity and race, African politics, field methods and comparative politics. She spent 2016 -17 as a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton, NJ where she was working on a new book on public violence. Dr. Fujii was an associate professor at the University of Toronto. She was a member of the APSA Organized Section on Comparative Politics and the APSA Organized Section on Qualitative Methods. She was a dynamic teacher, skilled researcher and a valued mentor to many junior scholars, especially scholars from underrepresented backgrounds. To read more about Dr. Fujii and tributes to her contributions to the discipline, visit "Remembering Lee Ann Fujii"., PSNow's "Remembering: Lee Ann Fujii, University of Toronto Political Science Professor" and " 'An Ode to her Revolt:' Remembering Lee Ann Fujii" in QMMR, Spring 2018.
2019 Recipients of the APSA Lee Ann Fujii Minority Fellowship Program Travel Grant
Estefania Castaneda Perez, UCLA (MFP 2016-2017)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter: 1) “El Que Nada Debe, Nada Teme: Ritualized State Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border; REP, Race, Class and Migration” and 2)” Ritualized State Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border; Human rights, Of Race and Rights”
Safia Farole, UCLA (MFP 2011-2012)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Annual Meeting Job Interview Service and Professional Development
Gregory Leslie, University of California, Los Angeles (MFP Spring 2017)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter – “Heaviest Drop of Blood: Persistence of Black Exceptionalism Among Multiracials”
David Monda, Graduate Center - City University of New York (MFP Spring 2018)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Professional Development and Networking; Career Fair Attendee
Oanh Nguyen, University of Minnesota (MFP Class: Spring 2017)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter – “Governing Migration and Migrant Labor in Malaysia”
Tanika Raychaudhuri, Princeton University (MFP 2016-2017)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter – “The Causal Effects of Social Media Interactions on Immigrant Partisan Attitudes”
Liana Reyes-Reardon, Rice University (MFP 2017-2018)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Participating in Process Training Course, QMMR 3 and Professional Development/Networking
Richie Romero, Arizona State University (MFP Class: 2018-2019)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter – “Autocratic Constituents: The Impact of the Public on Autocratic Use of Force”
Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, PhD, University of California, Irvine (MFP 1995-1996)
2019 Annual Meeting Role: Paper presenter - The Associational Lives of Peace Builders: A Reflection on Cecelia Lynch’s Beyond Appeasement: Interwar Peace Movements in World Politics. And panel chair/discussant for another panel.