Michelangelo Landgrave was, against his wishes, born in Mexico. He corrected this mistake by moving to Los Angeles at the age of 2. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from California State University and is currently pursuing his Political Science PhD from the University of California, Riverside. He is a doctoral fellow with the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt). His academic research focuses on organizations in state and local politics. Michelangelo is a 4th generation Angeleno and resides in the greater Los Angeles area with his robot, Alexa.

He can be contacted at michelangelolandgrave@gmail.com or michelangelo.landgrave@email.ucr.edu.