Diana Davila Gordillo
Diana Dávila Gordillo is an Ecuadorian sociologist. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute of Political Science of Leiden University. Diana obtained a MSc in Political Science from the same institute in 2015. Prior to her master’s degree she worked for the Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility for 5 years. From 2009 to 2012 she was a Foreign Policy analyst based in Quito, and from 2012 to 2014 she was part of the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington D.C. working as Second Secretary, Alternate Representative of Ecuador.
Diana’s current research concentrates on the interaction of social heterogeneity and institutional design and its effects on party fragmentation and ethnic politics. She focuses on identity politics and ethnic parties in Ecuador.
MSc Political Science, cum laude – Leiden University 2014-2015
BA Sociology with a minor in Political Science - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador 2005-2011
In 2014 she was the recipient of the scholarship for Excellence by the Ecuadorian National Secretariat for Education, Science and Technology (SENSECYT).