People

Zhirui Chen

Zhirui Chen

Visiting Scholar. Professor, China Foreign Affairs University; Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs Review, China Foreign Affairs University.

Research interests: Strategic consensus and China-US management of regional security crisis.

Amitava Chowdhury

Amitava Chowdhury

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2015). Associate Professor of History, Queen’s University.

Research interests: The British Caribbean; world history; British Colonial history of the nineteenth to twentieth centuries; Indian Ocean world; Atlantic history; the archaeology of slavery; and diasporas.

(617) 495-0928
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
Francis X. Clooney, S. J.

Francis X. Clooney, S. J.

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).

(617) 384-9396
Dara Kay Cohen

Dara Kay Cohen

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

Research interests: International relations; international security; civil war; political violence; violence during conflict; gender and conflict; West Africa; Timor-Leste; and El Salvador.

(617) 495-1515
Yolande Cohen

Yolande Cohen

Visiting Scholar (Spring 2015). Professor, Department of History, Université du Québec, Montréal; President, Academy of Arts and Humanities, Royal Society of Canada.

Research interests: Gender, religion, and politics; and postcolonial migrations of North African Jews.

(617) 495-2663
Julia Cohn

Julia Cohn

Undergraduate Associate; Samuels Family Research Fellow. Committee on Degrees in History and Literature, Harvard College.

Research interests: US history; Latin American history and literature; visual studies; and public art.

Shawn Cole

Shawn Cole

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Business Administration, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Corporate and consumer finance in emerging markets; political economy and finance; microfinance; and economic development.

(617) 495-6525
Timothy J. Colton

Timothy J. Colton

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies; Chair, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political leadership in post-Communist countries; parties and mass politics in Russia; and the interaction between domestic and international politics in the post-Soviet space.

(617) 495-4345
Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015). Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The making and unmaking of colonial society; the nature of the postcolony; the late modern world viewed from the Global South; and southern Africa.

(617) 496-2519
John Comaroff

John Comaroff

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.

(617) 496-2658
Andrew Scott Conning

Andrew Scott Conning

Graduate Student Associate. EdD Candidate, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University.

Research interests: How people learn to think in more complex ways about intergroup issues.