Field: Latin America; Advisor: Piccato; Year: 2013
Sara Hidalgo is a P.h.D. candidate in Latin American history at Columbia University. Her interests include the history labor, welfare, family and public health in Latin America.
Her doctoral dissertation, preliminary titled "Informal Lives: Family, Labor and Welfare in mid-20th century Mexico, examines the history of welfare policies and its relationship to informal labor in mid-20th century Mexico.
In addition to her dissertation writing, Sara has experience translating academic work, teaching at Columbia University, and has worked at history museums and other cultural institutions.