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Isabel Jijon

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Isabel Jijon is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology. She will be teaching Research Methods, Junior Seminar, and Culture and Collective Memory: Latin America. Her research interests include the globalization of culture, the moral limits of markets, and childhood and child labor. Most of her research focuses on the global South. 

Isabel is currently working on a book that examines how norms against child labor have become global and how working children in Bolivia and Ecuador interpret, negotiate, and respond to these norms. She has also written about the globalization of collective memory, the globalization of sport, and theories of translation.


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Isabel earned her PhD in Sociology from Yale University in May 2018. She was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University from 2018 to 2019. She is also a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale’s Center for Cultural Sociology and at the Dignity and Debt Network at Princeton.