Diogo Lemos

Email:
dblemos@gwmail.gwu.edu

Background

Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — Political Theory

Diogo Lemos is a sixth year doctoral candidate in political science at the George Washington University. Diogo's dissertation investigates whether ethnic riots have long-term political implications. Specifically, his research explores a potential link between the wave of Hindu-Muslims riots of early 1990s and recent electoral politics in India's eight largest cities. During his studies at GW, Diogo has received a full-time doctoral fellowship from the Fundacao para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (2011-2015), a field research fellowship from the Sigur Center for Asia Studies at the Elliot School of International Affairs (2014), and a summer grant for Asian language study in Asia, also from Sigur Center for Asia Studies at the Elliot School of International Affairs (2012). He is currently an affiliate at the Political Science Department at the Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. 

Current Research

Identity politics, religion, ethnicity, communal conflict in South Asia

Education

  • B.A. Queen Mary, University of London
  • MSc London School of Economics and Political Science