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Jonathan  Zittrain

Jonathan Zittrain

Faculty Associate. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of Computer Science, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Research Interests: Digital property and content; cryptography; electronic privacy; the roles of intermediaries within Internet …

617-495-8351
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
Margarida Afonso

Margarida Afonso

Fellow, WCFIA Fellows Program. Member, Legal Service, European Commission.

Research interests: Mechanisms for enforcement of international trade provisions in the United States, covering both the court system and administrative departments or agencies.

(617) 495-2114
Philippe Aghion

Philippe Aghion

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

Muhamed H. Almaliky

Associate. Internist and Cardiologist, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Research interests: Analyzing Iraq’s foreign policy, focusing on postwar Iraq-US relations.

(617) 496-1474
James E. Alt

James E. Alt

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015). 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
Christopher Alton

Christopher Alton

Research Fellow, Canada Program. Mdes Candidate in Design Studies, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

Research interests: Practices of enclosure and geographies of spatial autonomy, counter-cartography, and planning.

Ashley Anderson

Ashley Anderson

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

Research interests:Political economy and labor protest in the Middle East and North Africa.