Paolo Marinaro

Paolo Marinaro

Post-Doctoral Scholar, Center for Global Workers' Rights

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University Park, PA 16802

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  1. PhD: National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
  2. MA: University of Turin, Italy
  3. BA: University of Turin, Italy


Paolo Marinaro is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for Global Workers’ Rights. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), at the Faculty of Political and Social Science. He holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology of Culture and a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and History of Ideas from the University of Turin, Italy. In 2016 he worked as a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UCLA. In 2017, he joined the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States as a Resident Scholar and his work has been funded by the Center for U.S. Mexican Studies at the University of California San Diego. His research focuses on the labor movement in Mexico. Based on ethnographic fieldwork, he explores issues related to workplace resistance, collective action and trade union practices, centering on alternative strategies of organization that characterize labor militancy in the global supply chain. His research interests include labor, gender, emotions and social movements.