Jesús Hidalgo

Graduate Program Advisor
Jesus Hidalgo



Jesús Hidalgo currently serves as the Graduate Program Adviser at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. In this role, he is responsible for providing academic guidance to graduate students in all 2-year MA programs and the Ph.D. program. Additionally, Jesús plays a key role in promoting and recruiting students for the graduate programs and serves as a liaison with APSIA (Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs).

In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Jesús teaches JSIS 110 – Sports & Global Affairs, a course that explores the relationship between soccer and international relations. His research interests include soccer, Masculinities Studies, and Latin American novels and films.

Prior to joining the Jackson School, Jesús gained experience as a graduate instructor in the Spanish and Portuguese Studies Department at UW, where he completed his Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies (2020).


  • University of Washington, Ph.D., 2020
  • Duke University, M.A., 2013