Dominican Republic – COI

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Dr Jacqueline Jiménez Polanco (LGBTI)

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Dr Jiménez Polanco is currently an Assistant Professor in Social Sciences at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York. She was previously a Research Associate at The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute and an Associate Professor in the Gender, Politics and Society Program at the Latin American Social Sciences Faculty (FLACSO). She was also previously an Assistant Professor in Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She holds a Doctor “Cum Laude” in Political Science and Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid, a Juris Doctor Degree’s Review (Examination of Licenciatura) from the Faculty of Law of the Complutense University of Madrid and a Bachelor in Science and Literature and Juris Doctor from the Pontifical Catholic University Madre y Maestra, Dominican Republic. She also holds a Post-Doctoral Specialization on Immigration, Asylum, and Refugee Law form the Carlos III University, a Postgraduate Course of Specialization in Comparative Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Postgraduate Course of Specialization in Constitutional Law and Political Science from the Center for Constitutional Studies of Madrid. Dr. Jiménez Polanco has written extensively on the Dominican Republic, focusing on its political conditions, gender, migration, and LGBTIQ issues.