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Rawi E. Abdelal

Rawi E. Abdelal

Faculty Associate. Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: International political economy; nationalism and foreign economic policy; international relations among post-Soviet states; globalization; capital flows; and international organization.

(617) 495-7853
Asad A. Ahmed

Asad A. Ahmed

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Social Anthropology Program, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Legal and historical anthropology; colonialism and postcolonialism; Muslim societies; secularism and religion; ethnography of the state; Muslim nationalism in Pakistan; and South Asian history.

(617) 496-8355
Safia Aidid

Safia Aidid

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Northeast Africa (Somalia and Ethiopia); nationalism and popular politics; state formation; borderlands; gender, sexuality and ethnicity; and historical methodology and ethnography.

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Faculty Associate. Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Harvard University Center for African Studies;
Professor of History, Department of History; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: West African history; Islam in sub-Saharan Africa; comparative slavery; social history of alcohol; ecology; social history; and cultural history.

(617) 496-3684
Neil  Alacha

Neil Alacha

Undergraduate Associate; Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard College.

Research interests: The construction of “human rights” in Jordan by interactions between local and international actors.

Sunil Amrith

Sunil Amrith

Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies and Professor of History, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions; history of public health and poverty; the history of migration; environmental history; and South and Southeast Asia.

(617) 496-5697