B.A. Sociology, Magna cum Laude with Honors in Sociology (Yale University, 2011)
Areas of Interest:
Cultural Sociology, Globalization, Economic Sociology, Morality, Childhood, Qualitative Methods
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.
- Jijon, Isabel. 2017. “The Universal King? Memory, Glocalization, and Martin Luther King, Jr.” Sociological Inquiry. Forthcoming.
- Jijon, Isabel. 2015. “The Moral Glocalization of Sport: Local Meanings of Football in Chota Valley, Ecuador.” International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 52.1: 82-96.
- Jijon, Isabel. 2013. “The Glocalization of Time and Space: Soccer and Meaning in Chota Valley Ecuador.” International Sociology 28.4: 373-390.
- Article reviewing and evaluating existing theories of cultural globalization, proposing a theoretical exchange with translation studies.