Isabel Munoz


PhD Student



About


 Hi!
I’m Isabel Munoz, a PhD student in Information Science and Technology at Syracuse University’s iSchool.  I’m interested in the future of work, information systems design, and empowerment of marginalized and underserved populations. You can learn about the current projects and labs I am a part of here
Research Areas: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Future of Work; Online Freelance Platforms; Information Systems Design; Disruption, Technology & Resilience 
Background:  I received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication from the University of Wyoming, focusing my studies on effective media communication design. 
Contact me: iimunoz [at] syr [dot] edu or learn more about me at: ischool.syr.edu/isabel-munoz/.

Publications


Online Freelance Work and the Disproportionate Cost of COVID-19 Among Women and Creative Workers


Michael Dunn, Isabel Munoz, Steven Sawyer


Frontiers in Sociology, Frontiers, p. 166


Gender Differences and Lost Flexibility in Online Freelancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Michael Dunn, Isabel Munoz, Steve Sawyer


Frontiers in Sociology, 2021, p. 166


When motivation becomes desperation: Online freelancing during the Covid-19 pandemic


Michael Dunn, Fabian Stephany, Steven Sawyer, Isabel Munoz, Raghav Raheja, Gabrielle Vaccaro, Vili Lehdonvirta


SocArXiv, 2020


Freelancing online during the COVID-19 pandemic


Steve Sawyer, Michael Dunn, Isabel Munoz, Fabian Stephany, Raghav Raheja, Gabrielle Vaccaro, Vili Lehdonvirta


2020

Projects


Freelancing and Labor in the Digital Economy


This project is focused on gig-work or freelancing practices as we seek to better understand how such work fits in the career and work plans among freelance workers.


Building Everyday Resilience with Technology: Exacerbated Marginalization in Covid-19


This research project explores the experiences of historically marginalized populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Building Sustainable and Accessible Online Social Support for Stigmatized Populations


The goal of this project is to build an online social support site to address this problem, and measure the impact of participation in the site on clinical outcomes for people living with chronic conditions like HIV.

Courses



Taught



Teaching Assistant/Teaching Practicum


The Power of Information


Teaching Practicum Experience – Dr. Rachel Clarke