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Michelangelo Landgrave specializes in state and local politics, legislative studies and race, ethnicity & immigration politics. His Political Science PhD (expected June 2021) is from the University of California, Riverside. He also holds a Master's degree in Economics from California State University, Long Beach.

He will be at postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Starting fall 2022 he will be joining the Harry S. Truman School of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Missouri.

He was previously a Mexican National Council of Science and Technology predoctoral fellow (2016 - 2021) and an American Political Science Association minority fellow (Spring 2018).

His peer reviewed research has appeared or is forthcoming in Political Analysis, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, American Politics Research, Legislative Studies Quarterly, PS: Political Science & Politics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Journal of Behavioral Public Administration.

Personal Life

Michelangelo migrated from Mexico to the United States at the age of two. In addition to California, he has lived in Washington DC and Montana. He currently lives in the greater Los Angeles area with his pet turtles. One of them is named Michelangelo.

Name Preference

His full name is Michelangelo Geovanny Landgrave Lara.

You are welcome to use and or spell Michelangelo in any of it's variations. Michaelangelo, Miguel Angelo, Michael, Michel, Mikey, Mikhail, etc etc are all okay.

He has a non-Hispanic surname, "Landgrave", because he is of German-Mexican descent.

Contact Info

Email: michelangelolandgrave@gmail.com

Twitter: @MichelLandgrave

Further Info

Open Science Framework: https://osf.io/54xc7/

SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=2545265