People

Rawi E. Abdelal

Rawi E. Abdelal

Faculty Associate. Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit; Chair, MBA Required Curriculum, 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
Philippe Aghion

Philippe Aghion

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic theory, development, and industrial organization; economic growth; and contract theory.

(617) 495-6675
Asad A. Ahmed

Asad A. Ahmed

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. 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
Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. 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
Alberto Alesina

Alberto Alesina

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy; monetary and fiscal policy; and macroeconomics.

(617) 495-8388
Laura Alfaro

Laura Alfaro

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Capital markets; economics; foreign direct investment; globalization; and international finance.

(617) 495-7981
William P. Alford

William P. Alford

Faculty Associate, WCFIA. Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Director, East Asian Legal Studies; Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD); Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Chinese legal affairs; US-East Asian relations; international trade; and the legal profession.

(617) 495-4693
Graham T.  Allison, Jr.

Graham T. Allison, Jr.

Faculty Associate. Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University; Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests:  United States foreign policy; preventing “loose nukes” in Russia; promoting democratization and marketization in Russia; and US-Russian-European relations.

(617) 496-6099
James E. Alt

James E. Alt

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2014). Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; and interaction of voters, political parties, institutions, financial markets, and fiscal policies in industrial democracies.

(617) 495-2184
Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson

Graduate Student Affiliate; Samuel P. Huntington Doctoral Dissertation Fellow. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Civil society; political parties; and the Middle East.

Pol Antràs

Pol Antràs

Faculty Associate. Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Contractual frictions in international trade and technology diffusion; the international organization of production; and foreign direct investment flows and corporate finance.

(617) 495-1236
David R. Armitage

David R. Armitage

Faculty Associate. Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of international law and international relations theory; colonialism and political theory; oceanic history; and civil war from Rome to Iraq.

(617) 495-8076

Eleni Arzoglou

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: How Europeans come to view themselves as European as well as their own nationality.

Asad L. Asad

Asad L. Asad

Graduate Student. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Crime, law, and deviance; culture; inequality; international migration; political sociology; public policy; and urban sociology.