Shayla Olson

Shayla  Olson
  • PhD Student
  • Department of Political Science


Shayla Olson joined the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University in the fall of 2018. Shayla comes to MSU after graduating with honors from Indiana State University with a B.A. in Political Science.

Shayla’s fields of study are American political behavior and public opinion and quantitative methods. She has research interests in religion and politics and race and ethnicity politics, and focuses broadly on social identities and rhetoric.