Leydy Diossa-Jimenez

Leydy Diossa-Jimenez

Graduate Student

Office: 103 Haines Hall

Email: ldiossa@ucla.edu


Degrees

  • Doctoral Candidate 2016 University of California, Los Angeles – Sociology
  • M.A. 2015 University of California, Los Angeles – Sociology
  • M.A. 2012 Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sociology (with distinctions).
  • B.A. 2005 Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sociology.

Fields of Study

International Migration, Political Sociology, Citizenship and Political Rights in Latin America, Comparative & Historical Sociology

Awards & Grants

  • Will Rogers Scholarship, UCLA 2015
  • Graduate Research Mentorship, UCLA 2014-2015
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA 2014
  • Will Rogers Scholarship, UCLA 2013
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA 2013
  • Department of Sociology Graduate Student Fellowship, UCLA, 2012-2017
  • Fellowship for Outstanding Graduate Students, Academic Vice President’s Office, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2006-2007

Advisors

  • Roger Waldinger
  • Ruben Hernández-Leon
  • Cecilia Menjívar.