Hannah Glimpse Nario-Lopez earned her Bachelor and Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of the Philippines Diliman, where she is also now a member of the faculty and teaches Contemporary Philippine Social Issues, Qualitative Research Methods, and Social, Political, and Economic Thought. She served as Youth Advisor at the Southeast Wyoming Juvenile and Detention Center in the United States and has been a member of the Philippine Sociological Review’s editorial team since 2012.
She currently serves as a consultant of the Manila City Jail and is working with officers and jail administrators in the refinement of a detainee Intervention-Needs Assessment tool for the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology. She is working in collaboration with other scholars of Prison Ethnography and Criminology in a few ongoing projects. Her latest publication is titled Doing Qualitative Research on Emotional Labor in a Philippine City Jail, a methodological analysis of doing ethnographic work on emotions in a highly bureaucratized and masculinized setting.