Diego F. Leal

Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at UMass - Amherst

Department of Sociology
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
200 Hicks Way, 
Thompson Hall, Office 812
Amherst, MA, 01003
dleal [at] umass [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]



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]


Under Review

Leal, Diego F. "“Shut the Damn Thing Down!” Linking Individual Perceptions to Action in the Context of Highly Disruptive Tactics in Bogotá, Colombia."

Under Review

Misra, Joya, Ragini S. Malhotra and Diego F. Leal. "Mapping Feminized Migration Globally: 1960-2000." [see poster]

Under Review

Leal, Diego F., Anthony Paik and Steven A. Boutcher. "Status and Collaboration: The Case of Pro Bono Networks in Corporate Law." (Corresponding author; all authors contributed equally).

Under Preparation

Mark C. Pachucki and Diego F. Leal. "Network Heterogeneity and Health in the U.S."