Curriculum Vitae


University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany M.A., Development and Governance, September 2020
Thesis: “Governing Without a Consented Definition: The Case of International Circular Migration” Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christof Hartmann

University Casa Grande, Guayaquil, Ecuador
B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science and International Relations, December 2017
Thesis: “La Validación de un Instrumento Metodológico Online: Encuestas a Migrantes Ecuatorianos” (The Validation of an Online Methodological Instrument: Survey of Ecuadorian Migrants)
Supervisors: Ph.D. Sebastián Umpierrez de Reguero and Dr. Carol Jara Alba


University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Summer Internship Program (UTSIP), 2017
-Worked under the direction of Professor Onuki Motoharu, who is in the Division of Environmental Studies of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences.

University Casa Grande, Guayaquil, Ecuador Teaching Assistant, 2018
-Course: Guardianship of Human Rights

Universidad Casa Grande, Guayaquil, Ecuador Teaching Assistant, 2016
-Course: Political Theory I

Universidad Casa Grande, Guayaquil, Ecuador Research Assistant, 2015-2016
-Intern at the Research Department


Universidad Casa Grande, Ecuador
Assistant to the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Administration, 01-2022 / 02-2022

La Caracola Editores – Remote
Book Chapter Reviewer 06/2021 – 07-2021
-Reviewed the articles “Populism and female leadership in Ecuador” and “Political elite and instability. The case of the Ecuadorian elite “, which are part of the book “Populism and Political Behavior in Ecuador”

E.dúcate Foundation, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Social Responsibility and Corporate Relations Coordinator, 2018 – 2019
-Managed the cooperation between our institution and other civil, governmental, and private institutions.

Anaimas Consultancy
Researcher in Guillermo Lasso’s 2016 Presidential Campaign, 2016-2017

Assistant to Nathalie Arias, Legislative Staffer in the National Assembly 2015-2017
-Executed the transcription of legislative sessions.
-Delivered reports and briefs on requested public policy proposals and topical themes.


Helmut-Schmidt-Programme, 2019
Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program, 2014 Scholarship from the Canadian government for studies abroad.

Ecuador Biodiverse Essay Writing Contest, Universidad Casa Grande, 2013
First Place: 70% scholarship for undergraduate studies.


Umpierrez de Reguero, Sebastián; Jara-Alba, Carol; Cassis Jurado, Adriana (2016). Ecuador, Women and Legislative Representation (1979-2015), Revista Enfoques: Ciencia Política y Administración Pública, XIV(24),13-40.


“El transnacionalismo político en Internet: evaluando una encuesta online sobre votación en el exterior” with Ph.D. Sebastián Umpiérrez de Reguero, Congreso Internacional de Ciencias Sociales, 2018, Guayaquil: Ecuador.

“Transnational politics in the Internet era: Assessing an online survey on extraterritorial voting”, International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) World Congress, 2018, Paris: France.

CATO Summer Seminar on Political Economy, Attendant – 2016 Washington, DC


Spanish: Native
English: C1
German: Level B1
French: Level A1