People

Mary C. Brinton

Mary C. Brinton

Executive Committee; 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. Professor of 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.

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
Felipe Campante

Felipe Campante

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

Research interests: Politics, inequality and redistribution; media and politics; education and political participation; and population and politics.

(617) 384-7968
Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2014); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Linguistics; cultural studies; gender; Yemeni poetics and politics; US men's movement; and water sustainability.

(617) 495-1886
Amitabh Chandra

Amitabh Chandra

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

Research interests: Technology and expenditure growth in health care; the economics of neonatal health and cardiovascular care; the measurement of elderly well-being in India; and the links between antibiotic resistance and provider quality for slum dwellers.

(617) 496-7356
Eric Chaney

Eric Chaney

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic history and economic development of the Middle East; applied econometrics; and religion, politics, and institutional change.

(617) 495-2838
Paul Y. Chang

Paul Y. Chang

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

Research interests: Social and political change in South Korea; and democratization and the changing family structure.

(617) 495-8769

Amitava Chowdhury

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (fall 2013). Assistant Professor of History, Queen’s University.

Research interests: The British Caribbean; world history; British Colonial history 19th–20th centuries; Indian Ocean world; Atlantic history; the archaeology of slavery; and diasporas.

(617) 495-5915
William C. Clark

William C. Clark

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human Development, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Science and sustainable development; social learning in international affairs; and institutions linking scientific knowledge and political action in the global environment.

(617) 495-3981
George Elliott Clarke

George Elliott Clarke

William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. E.J. Pratt Professor of Canadian Literature, Department of English, University of Toronto.

Research interests: African-Canadian literature.

(617) 496-3718