People

David R. Armitage

David R. Armitage

Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). 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

Eleni Arzoglou

Weatherhead Center Dissertation Completion Fellow. 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

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

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

Erin A. Baggott

Erin A. Baggott

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

Research interests: International relations; security studies; China; and Africa.

Ahmad Balal

Ahmad Balal

Associate. Former Consul General of Pakistan to Hong Kong and Macao; Head of Mission, Taiwan Affairs.

Research interests: The socio-cultural, political, economic, legal, and historic aspects of religious fundamentalism in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Daniel Barcia

Daniel Barcia

Undergraduate Associate; Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Department of History, Harvard College.

Research interests: The uprising of a runaway slave community in Florida during the Second Seminole War.

Robert J. Barro

Robert J. Barro

Faculty Associate. Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: The interplay between religion and political economy; and the impact of rare disasters on asset markets and macroeconomic activity.

(617) 495-3203
Muhammet Bas

Muhammet Bas

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

Research interests: International relations; political methodology and applied formal theory; and the link between regime type and levels of uncertainty in international crises.

(617) 495-4765
Marco Basile

Marco Basile

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University; JD Candidate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: The relationship between American law and international and foreign law, 1700 to the present.

(617) 495-2960
Robert H. Bates

Robert H. Bates

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Department of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development, particularly in Africa; and violence and state failure.

(617) 496-0919
Matthew Baum

Matthew Baum

Faculty Associate. Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communications; Professor of Public Policy, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Domestic sources of foreign policy; influence of mass media and public opinion on democratic conflict behavior; and variations in democratic electoral institutions.

617-495-1291
Maria  Angélica Bautista

Maria Angélica Bautista

Postdoctoral Fellow. PhD in Political Science, Brown University.

Research interests: Comparative politics and political economy, focusing on the consequences of state-led repression in the Chilean dictatorship and on state formation under paramilitary groups in Colombia.

(617) 495-2663