Isabel Jijon

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PhD Candidate
B.A. Sociology, Magna cum Laude with Honors in Sociology (Yale University, 2011)
Areas of Interest: 
Cultural Sociology, Globalization, World Culture, Sociology of Morality, Sociology of Childhood, Qualitative Methods, Sociological Theory.

Isabel Jijon is a doctoral candidate in the Yale Department of Sociology and a Junior Fellow at the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology. Her work examines globalization, culture, and morality. In her dissertation she compares the meanings of child labor in Bolivia and Ecuador, trying to understand how and why some countries reject globally established moral scripts. She has also written about the globalization of collective memory, the globalization of sport, and theories of translation.