People

Marc Bentinck

Marc Bentinck

Fellow. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands.

Research interests: The EU as a global actor; the future of the transatlantic alliance; and declinism.

(617) 495-2114
Anya Bernstein

Anya Bernstein

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

Research interests: Russia, Eurasia, and North Asia; religion, transnational processes, indigeneity, body politics, secularism, sovereignty, the anthropology of death, media, materiality, and visual culture.

(617) 496-8355
Theodore C. Bestor

Theodore C. Bestor

Faculty Associate. Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Markets and the cultural construction of economic institutions; global seafood industries and commodity chains; the globalization of food supply; natural resources and regimes of ownership; and Japan, Korea, and North America.

bestor@wjh.harvard.edu
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Visiting Scholar, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank.

Research interests: International and European monetary and financial issues.

Eva L. Bitran

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Migration, regulation, and the emergence of an international society in twentieth-century Morocco; and international history.

Suzanne Blier

Suzanne Blier

Faculty Associate. Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts, Department of History of Art and Architecture; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Politics, urban planning, economics, art, and technology in the Yoruba area of early southwestern Nigeria.

(617) 495-2377
David Bloom

David Bloom

Faculty Associate. Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health.

Research interests: Labor economics, health, demography, and the environment; linkages between health status and economic growth; the effects of population change on economic development; and the determinants of wages.

(617) 432-4056
Lawrence Bobo

Lawrence Bobo

Faculty Associate. W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Sociology and Department of African and African American Studies;
Chair, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Race; ethnicity; politics; and social inequality.

(617) 496-7778

Shane Bobrycki

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University.

Research interests: The figure and the reality of the crowd in the early Middle Ages.

Peter K. Bol

Peter K. Bol

Faculty Associate. Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Director, Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor.

Research interests: Intellectual, social, and cultural change in China since the seventh century.

(617) 495-8361
Bart Bonikowski

Bart Bonikowski

Faculty Associate (on leave 2013–2014). Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Symbolic aspects of political institutions; framing processes; cultural diffusion; and relational methods in cultural research.

(617) 496-5029
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Faculty Associate. Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean rim.

(617) 384-7683

Nicholas Bowie

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University; JD Candidate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: The historical relationship between US corporations and states from the seventeenth century to the present.

Neil Brenner

Neil Brenner

Faculty Associate. Professor of Urban Theory, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: Critical urban theory; global and comparative urban, metropolitan, suburban, and regional development; socio-spatial theory and state theory; comparative historical geopolitical economy; generalized urbanization; and neoliberalization.

(617) 496-2798