Jordi Díez

Department of Political Science
Phone number: 
519 824 4120 ext: 58937
MCKN 539
Education (doctoral degree): 
University of Toronto

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Díez teaches and does research in a variety of areas, including comparative politics, Latin American politics, social movements, comparative judicial politics, comparative public policy, the politics of sexual and reproductive rights, democratization, institutionalism, presidentialism, and public opinion formation as it relates to the use of social media, intra-group social contact, the role of religiosity in the development of democratic values, and the impact of policy framing on attitudes toward sexual and reproductive rights.

He is currently working on a SSHRC-funded project on constitutional/supreme courts in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California-San Diego, Science po - Paris, El Colegio de México, Universidad Diego Portales (Chile) and the Universidad de Costa Rica. He was the  2014-1015 Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.

  • 2018 (and Michelle Dion). “Support for Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media in Latin America” in Latin American Research Review Vol. 53 No. 3.
  • 2018. “Institutionalizing Same-Sex Marriage in Argentina and Mexico: The Role of Federalism” in Bronwyn Winter (ed.) Global Perspectives in Same-Sex Marriage” A Neo-Institutional Approach. New York: Palgrave- McMillan.
  • 2017 (and Michelle Dion). “Democratic Values, Religiosity and Support for Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America” Latin American Politics and Society, Vol 57 No. 4.
  • 2015. The Politics of Gay Marriage in Latin America: Argentina, Chile and Mexico. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • 2018. Política y matrimonio gay en América Latina. México City: Fondo de Cultura Económica (Spanish translation).
  • 2013. "Explaining Policy Outcomes: The Adoption of Same-Sex Unions in Buenos Aires and Mexico City” Comparative Political Studies Vol. 46 (February) No. 2, 1-24.