People

Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. 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

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. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Nationalism; populism; political discourse; symbolic aspects of political institutions; and computational and relational methods in cultural and political sociology.

(617) 496-5029
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). 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
Nikolas Bowie

Nikolas 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.

Nicholas Bradley

Nicholas Bradley

William Lyon Mackenzie King Research Fellow, Canada Program. Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Victoria.

Research interests: Canadian literature; American literature; contemporary poetry; and literatures of the Pacific Coast of North America.

(617) 495-8562
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
Mary C. Brinton

Mary C. Brinton

Faculty Associate. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Gender stratification; labor market organization; education; economic sociology; and Japanese society.

(617) 384-9668
John Briscoe

John Briscoe

Faculty Associate.
Professor of the Practice of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

Research interests: Multidisciplinary research on water security in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, the United States, India, and Pakistan.

(617) 496-0944
Vincent Brown

Vincent Brown

Faculty Associate. Charles Warren Professor of American History, Department of History; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Sources, circuits, and aftereffects of the African slave revolt in the Atlantic world.

Ömür Budak

Ömür Budak

Fellow, WCFIA Fellows Program. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey; Consul General of Turkey in Boston.

Research interests: The impact of Soviet demands on Turkish foreign policy in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War.

(617) 495-2114
Matthew Bunn

Matthew Bunn

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation control measures; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and policies to promote innovation in energy technologies.

(617) 495-9916
Nicholas R. Burns

Nicholas R. Burns

Faculty Associate. Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests:  Diplomacy; international politics; international power structure; US foreign policy; nuclear weapons and the Middle East.

(617) 495-8963