Dr Cristina Daniela Vintila

Dr Cristina Daniela Vintila

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Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Leicester
University Road,
LE1 7RH,

UK Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5953
Email: cdv9@leicester.ac.uk

PATHWAYS project: “Pathways to power: the political representation of citizens of immigrant origin in seven European democracies”


On Pathways
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Research Activity

Daniela Vintila joined the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Leicester as a research associate for PATHWAYS project in June 2014. Prior to that, she enjoyed a PhD scholarship at the Spanish National Research Council for conducting her dissertation on “The European citizenship and the electoral rights of non-national EU citizens in the EU Member States”. Vintila holds a MA degree in ‘Democracy and Government’ from the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), a BA degree in ‘International Relations and European Studies’ from the National School of Political and Administrative Studies (Romania) and a BA degree in Law from Spiru Haret University (Romania). She has been visiting researcher at the European University Institute (Italy) and the University of Edinburgh (UK).

Research Interests

  • Citizenship
  • Immigration
  • Political behaviour
  • Political representation
  • Comparative politics

Recent Publications


  • Pérez-Nievas, S., Vintila, D., Morales, L. and Paradés, M., (2014) La representación política de los inmigrantes en elecciones municipales. Un análisis empírico. Madrid: Spanish Centre for Sociological Research (CIS).

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Pérez-Nievas, S. and Vintila, D., ( 2013) “La transición a un nuevo ciclo migratorio: evaluando el diseño y los resultados de las políticas de reagrupación familiar en España y en Europa” Revista de Estudios Políticos, no 161, pp. 171-206.

Book Chapters

  • Closa, C. and Vintila, D., (2014) “European citizenship in a time of crisis”. In López Garrido, D. (eds.) The state of the European Union: how Europeans deal with these times of crisis. Madrid: Fundación Alternativas & Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, pp. 19-31.
  • Pérez-Nievas, S. and Vintila, D., (2011) “La reagrupación familiar en España y en Europa”. In Díaz-Maroto, J. and Villarejo, A. (eds.) El menor ante el derecho en el siglo XXI. Madrid: AFDUAM, pp. 143-169.

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University of Leicester
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United Kingdom

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