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Diana Piantedosi

Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University

Diana has had over 15 years of experience in risk and compliance roles in the financial services industry. They are passionate about LGBTQIA+ health and wellbeing and are now focusing on research in this field. As an Associate Research Fellow at Deakin University, Diana is working on an NDRP project to support positive identities for LGBTQ people with intellectual disability. As a sociology PhD candidate at La Trobe University, Diana’s own research examines relationality through intersections of disability, intimacy and queer identity.


  • 2021–present
    Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 2020–present
    Casual Academic, La Trobe University


    La Trobe University, PhD Candidate
  • 2019 
    La Trobe University, First Class Honours in Sociology (Thesis)
  • 2018 
    Flinders University, Sociology Honours (Coursework)
  • 2016 
    Flinders University , Bachelor of Arts