Faculty Associate. Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology; Director, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Research interests: Hinduism and Christianity as classical religious traditions negotiating modernity and globalization; hermeneutics of interreligious and intercultural exchange; missionary encounters; and classical Hinduism (Sanskrit, Tamil traditions).
Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015). Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthroplogy; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Crime, policing, and the state; democracy and difference; and postcolonial politics and law in South Africa.
Faculty Associate. Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics, Department of History; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Comparative slavery and race relations in the Americas; the evolution of slave regimes in a comparative perspective; and the intersections between race, nation, and citizenship in Latin America.