Diego F. Leal

Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of South Carolina

Department of Sociology
University of South Carolina
911 Pickens St., 
Sloan College, Rm. 216
Columbia, SC, 29208
leald [at] mailbox [dot] sc [dot] edu

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Roll, David, Maria C. Robayo, Diego F. Leal, Enrique Serrano, Jessica Rodríguez, Juan C. Escamilla. 2014. The Latin American Diaspora in Spain, 1997 – 2007. Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario. (In Spanish). [citation info in jstor] [buy online]


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Leal, Diego F., Anthony Paik and Steven Boutcher. Forthcoming. "Status and Collaboration: The Case of Pro Bono Network Inequalities in Corporate Law," Social Science Research. Online first. [see article] [data and code]


Leal, Diego F., Ragini S. Malhotra and Joya Misra. 2019. "Visualizing Feminized International Migration Flows in the 1990s," Socius 5: 1-3. [see article]
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Kitts, James A., Diego F. Leal, Will Felps, Thomas M. Jones and Shawn L. Berman. 2016. "Greed and Fear in Network Reciprocity: Implications for Cooperation among Organizations," PLOS ONE 11(2): e0147264. [see article]
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Malhotra, Ragini S., Joya Misra and Diego F. Leal. 2016. "Gender and Reproductive Labor Migration in Asia, 1960-2000," International Journal of Sociology 46(2): 114-140. [pdf]


Leal, Diego F. 2014. "Well-Being, Social Capital, and International Migration: An Exploration of a Latin American and Andean Spain," Migraciones 36: 369-401. (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]


Leal, Diego F. and David Roll. 2013. "Think Tanks and Political Parties in Colombia: The case of the Constitutional Reforms of 2003 and 2009," Ciencia Política (Bogotá) 16: 89-112. (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]


Roll, David and Diego F. Leal. 2010. "Migration, Co-Development and Social Capital: Guidelines for an Integration Strategy of Two Worlds," Colombia Internacional 72: 89-110. (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]

Roll, David and Diego F. Leal. 2010. "How did a Latin-American and Andean Spain Emerge after Eleven Years of Immigration?: An Analytical Framework Based on the Concept of Well-Being," Ciencia Política (Bogotá) 9: 35-61. (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]



Roll, David and Diego F. Leal. 2014. "Compiling Evidence of Migration and Well-Being: The Case of Spain and the Andean Region" In Roll, David et al. The Latin American Diaspora in Spain, 1997-2007, pp. 79-106. Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario. (In Spanish). [citation info in jstor] [buy online]


Leal, Diego F. 2013. "The Dual Infrastructure of Protest Behavior in Bogotá: Transmilenio, Social Capital, and Collective Dissent in the Colombian Capital," Documentos dePolítica No. 22, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá). (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]


Leal, Diego F., Camilo Camacho, Ángela Bohórquez, and Stefanny López. 2012. "The Return Migration of Colombians from Spain: A Social Capital Approach," In Research Results: Unal Research Groups 2009-2010, pp. 41-81. Bogotá: Unibiblos. (In Spanish, with English abstract). [pdf]


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