Pilar Domingo has a D.Phil in Politics, and has published in the areas of: rule of law and justice sector reform, conflict and security, legal empowerment and rights, transitional justice, governance and regime transitions, fragile states and statebuilding, gender. Her region of expertise is Latin America
Pilar Domingo is a Senior Research Fellow in the Politics and Governance team. She joined ODI in 2009. Previously she held academic posts at the Institute for the Study of the Americas of the University of London; the University of Salamanca in Spain; Queen Mary University of London, and at the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas in Mexico. She has a Doctorate in Politics from the University of Oxford.
Pilar’s research includes: the political economy of rule of law, justice and human rights; legal empowerment and access to justice; transitional justice; peacebuilding and transition politics in fragile and conflict-affected settings; gender justice; women’s political empowerment; Women, Peace and Security agenda; governance, democracy and institutional reform. She has published extensively on these issues. Pilar also reviews international policy and programming in these areas, engaging in research, evaluation, advisory work and capacity development.
Since joining ODI, Pilar leads research on rule of law, justice and rights in the Politics and Governance team. She was Editor of Development Policy Review. She has led multi-year multi-member research projects over the years, works with bi-lateral, multi-lateral organisations and international non-governmental organisations, and continues to collaborate with academic research projects globally.