Diana Graizbord is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and holds a joint appointment with the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute. Diana received her Ph.D in Sociology from Brown University where she was a NSF-IGERT fellow in Development and Inequality in the Global South. She also holds a M.A in International Affairs from The New School’s Milano School for International Affairs, Management & Policy and a B.A form Sarah Lawrence College. Her research and teaching interests include Theory, Political Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology Studies, and Globalization and Development. Her current research examines the role of technocratic knowledge and expertise in democratic politics in contemporary Mexico.
Diana is committed to engaged scholarship and has organized and participated in a number of critical policy and public sociology activities. Currently she is collaborating on a project dedicated to expanding the role of sociological ethnography and digital storytelling in policymaking.
- Ph.D., Sociology, Brown University, 2017
- M.A., International Affairs, The New School, 2010
- B.A., Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 2002
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
- Lilly Teaching Fellow. 2017-2019. University of Georgia, Center for Teaching and Learning.
- Research Seminar Program Grant. 2017-2018. University of Georgia, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
- LACSI Ambassador Travel Grant. 2017. University of Georgia, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute.
- Interdisciplinary Dissertation Completion Fellowship. 2015. Brown University, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
- Engaged Scholarship Course Development Grant. 2016. Brown University, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning.
- NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant. 2013.
- NSF-IGERT Doctoral Fellow. 2010-2013. Program in Development & Inequality in the Global South.