Field: Latin America; Advisor: Piccato; Year: 2013
Sara Hidalgo is a third-year PhD student in Latin American history at Columbia University. Her interests include the history of slavery, abolition, work, and the family in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Her doctoral dissertation focuses on the history of labor justice in early 20th century Mexico. Her research pays close attention to the cultural, social, and legal definitions of work, and to the history of employment as a social relationship of its own. Her Master's thesis examined the history of domestic labor in post-revolutionary Mexico from a socio-legal perspective.