Diana Ojeda is a Colombian activist-scholar working at the intersection of feminist political ecology, critical agrarian studies, and political geography. She is a Professor in the Department of Geography and the Department of International Studies, and Director of the Commons Program at the Ostrom Workshop. She is also a member of the Latin American collective Miradas Críticas del Territorio desde el Feminismo.
Diana’s research has specialized on the dynamics of dispossession associated to agrarian extractivism, climate change and nature tourism in the Colombian Caribbean. She is interested in processes of land and water grabbing, and the forms of environmental and territorial defense that contest them, particularly from feminist communitarian initiatives. She is handling editor of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography and a member of the editorial collective of The Journal of Peasant Studies.
Her work has also contributed to the analysis of gender-based violence in university spaces, and, as part of the feminist movement in Colombia, she has been part of initiatives towards attaining gender equality, sexual and reproductive justice, and LGBTQ* rights in her country.
She is currently working on a book project on feminist interventions to the agrarian question for the Initiatives in Critical Agrarian Studies small book series.