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Diana Davila Gordillo

PhD candidate

D.L. Davila Gordillo MSc
+31 71 527 6864

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).

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Politieke Wetenschap

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 5A55



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