Building Infrastructure to Enhance Diversity in Political Methodology

In social sciences, the underrepresentation of racial and ethnic minorities in PhD programs has drawn renewed public critique. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics show a lack of diversity among graduates in the top political science PhD programs (Roudiez 2020), which is most pronounced in quantitative methodology and formal theory (APSA 2020). What can be done to close this diversity gap, specifically in political methodology?