Anna P. Hidalgo

Anna P. Hidalgo

Dissertation Review Committee


Anna is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. She is a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia, a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, a National Science Foundation (NSF) GRFP Fellow, and a Mellon Mays Fellow.

Anna is broadly interested in how our relationships with others impact our life trajectories and outcomes. Her current research project examines how networks impact professional outcomes in academia. Her dissertation is an ethnography in northern Peru of the relationships between locals and foreign visitors.

Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Anna worked with the CDC’s National HIV Behavioral Surveillance Study at the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and was a Senior Research Assistant with the NIH Adolescent Trials Network at The Fenway Institute.

Anna works as the graduate assistant for the Barnard Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program. She is also a committee member on the Social Science Research Council's Mellon Mays Graduate Initiatives Program Planning and Advisory Committee, and is a board member for the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research on women and girls of color.


  • M.A. Sociology, Columbia University, 2016
  • B.A. History, Brown University, 2009


  • White Hughto JM, Hidalgo A, Bazzi A, Reisner S, Mimiaga M. 2016. "Indicators of HIV-risk resilience among men who have sex with men: A content analysis of online profiles." Sexual Health 13: 436-443.


  • Teaching Assistant, The Social World, Professor Shamus Khan (2016)
  • Teaching Assistant, Methods for Social Research, Professor Christel Kesler (2015)