People

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.

Tomiko  Brown-Nagin

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Faculty Associate. Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Professor of History and Co-Director, Program in Law and History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Constitutional law; constitutional and social history; civil rights movements in the Atlantic world; immigration and social mobility; comparative education law and policy. 

(617) 384-5982
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
Michael Callen

Michael Callen

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

Research interests: Identifying ways to address accountability and service delivery failures in the public sector in developing countries with experiments and primary data collection.

617-495-9965
Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

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

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and non-state actors; and Middle East politics.

(617) 495-9849
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 Fall 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

Chambi Chachage

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The link between the rise of African commercial capital cities and the emergence of entrepreneurial elites as a social class with a particular focus on Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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