Jazmin Sierra is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame who studies comparative and international political economy with a focus on Latin America. Her research interests include development finance, global production and innovation, state-business relations, and energy politics. 

Sierra is studying the emergence of “globalized state capitalism,” a mode of state intervention whereby governments promote the outward investments of domestic firms. She has published articles in Comparative Political Studies and International Studies Quarterly and is working on book project related to globalized capitalism in Brazil.

She was an associate member of Nuffield College at the University of Oxford, where she also was an affiliate of the Latin American Center. She earned a PhD and MA from Brown University and a BA from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina.