Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.
Research interests: Impact of European integration on economic inequality and the welfare state; the evolution of the network structure of international organizations; and the social determinants of health inequalities.
Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of African American Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Research interests: Ethnography of transnational religions; African diaspora religious studies; transnational feminisms; anthropology of media and the internet; postcolonial and critical theory; anthropology of the Caribbean and Latin America; media, film, and cultural studies; and race, gender, and sexuality.
Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Sociology, Princeton University.
Research interests: Institutional legacies and bureaucratic practices; political membership; regime change; law and colonialism; emergency laws and practices of security and surveillance and their effects on global mobility regimes and democratic participation; and Israel, India, and Cyprus.
Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). 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.
Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.
Research interests: Food culture and globalization; Cultural heritage preservation as an aspect of cultural diplomacy; 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, East Asia, North America, and Europe.
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.
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.