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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. Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

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

(617) 495-6675
Ainara Aguirre Arcelus

Ainara Aguirre Arcelus

Undergraduate Associate; Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow. Concentration in Applied Mathematics, Harvard College.

Research interests: Integrating corporate social responsibility into optimization models for supply chain …

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
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
Sadik Al-Azm

Sadik Al-Azm

Visiting Scholar. Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Damascus University.

Research interests: Contemporary Arab social and political thought.

(617) 495-5422
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; 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
Shehnaz Alidina

Shehnaz Alidina

Research Fellow, Canada Program. ScD Candidate in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health.

Research interests: Comparative study of patient-centered medical homes in Canada and the United States.

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
Sunil Amrith

Sunil Amrith

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics. Reader in Modern Asian History, Birkbeck, University of London.

Research interests: South and Southeast Asian history, focusing on the history of migration and environmental …

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.