Dr Diego Quiroga

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Dr Diego Quiroga
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Project Supervisor

Dr Diego Quiroga is Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Anthropology as well as Vice President of Research at San Francisco de Quito University. He has a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Illinois, Urbana, USA. He both lectures and leads research primarily on medical anthropology, human ecology and race and ethnicity. He is the USFQ representative for the ‘Alliance’, an association of several national and international organizations responsible for the USAID Project Conservation of the Galapagos Marine Reserve.

Diego is Co-director of the Galapagos Academic Institute of Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) and has done research on topics that range from Biodiversity Vulnerability, to Religion and Traditional Medicine.

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