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 storytelling in local policymaking.