From the American Political Science Association's news blast:
"Michelle Ramirez is a second year PhD student at the University of North Texas where she studies American and comparative politics. She completed her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, where she began her research in religion and racial and ethnic politics. Michelle is currently conducting research on the effects of religious and ethnic fractionalization on public opinion and political behavior in Western Europe. She has also conducted research on marginalized religious and ethnic groups in the United States and abroad. After completing her PhD, Michelle plans to pursue a career in academia where she can continue her research and share her passion for politics with students."