Vladimir Enrique Medenica received his PhD in Politics and Social Policy from Princeton University and is currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago. Vladimir’s broad research interests lie at the intersection of political psychology, identity politics, social inequality, and public opinion/behavior. Using experimental and survey methods, Vladimir’s work investigates the ways in which minority groups effectively appeal to majorities and generate support for marginalized interests. He is a recipient of the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, the American Political Science Association (APSA) Minority Fellowship, and the Woodrow Wilson School’s Marion Levy Fellowship in Social Policy. Vladimir is a native Californian and received his BA in Psychology and Political Science from the University of Southern California (USC).