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Daniela Vicherat Mattar

Assistant Professor

Dr. D.A. Vicherat Mattar
+31 70 800 9537

Originally formed as sociologist in Chile, Daniela Vicherat Mattar has been trained academically in the University of Warwick (MA), European University Institute in Florence (MA and PhD) and University of Edinburgh (Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow), developing her expertise across various social-science fields, with particular focus in the interface between social, political and urban theory. In exercising the professional practice of sociology she has worked as a policy researcher and advisor in the public sector and international organizations, committed to various projects ranging from Latin American governance and development policies to the promotion and implementation of gender equality programmes and youth empowerment policies. At LUC she is Assistant Professor of Urban Sociology and Tutor; she teaches mainly in the social science components of the programme.


  • Foundations of Social Theory: Everyday Life and Social Theory
  • Introduction to Diversity and Integration
  • Sources of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Exploring the Public: Participation and Engagement
  • Introduction to Area Studies
  • Case Studies and Challenges of Diversity and Integration

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Leiden University College

Work address

Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG Den Haag
Room number 4.38



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