Paolo Marinaro
PhD Candidate, UNAM - Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales

UC MEXUS residency from October 2016 to February 2017
Paolo Marinaro

Paolo is a PhD Candidate at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. He received his master’s degree in sociology at the University of Turin and the bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history of ideas at the same Italian institution.

The research project that Paolo Marinaro will develop as a UC MEXUS scholar in residence focuses on the struggle for the collective bargaining right in the automobile industry in Mexico. He is interested in the experience of working conditions and union relations in transnational corporations.

During his residency at UC Riverside he will focus on writing his dissertation and a paper for publication in an academic journal. He will also work together with UC MEXUS to create a network of Mexican and US scholars who focus on labor and employer protection unionism.