Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Isaac Jabola-Carolus is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His research focuses on paid in-home care work and policy efforts to raise labor standards within that rapidly growing industry. Through survey and interview methods, his dissertation examines how regulatory bodies and labor organizations affect workers’ rights enforcement in U.S. cities. Jabola-Carolus’ past research has been published in New Political Science, Social Movement Studies, and Sociological Insight. He has served as the New York Chapter Graduate Fellow for the Scholars Strategy Network, worked at the Participatory Budgeting Project, and taught sociology at Lehman College, City University of New York. He received his B.A. in development studies from Brown University.