People

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.

Richard N. Cooper

Richard N. Cooper

Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Management of the international economic system; global energy use, policies, and environmental issues; US-European and US-Japanese economics; and China and the world economy.

(617) 495-5076
Mayumi Cornejo

Mayumi Cornejo

Undergraduate Associate; Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Research Fellow. Department of Government, Harvard College.

Research interests: The development of civil society in Latin America focusing on peasant movements.

Christina E. Crawford

Christina E. Crawford

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: History and theory of urban planning and architecture; design in transitional periods; and Soviet avant-garde practices.

(617) 495-9876
Elizabeth Cross

Elizabeth Cross

Graduate Research Associate; Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: The history of the French Revolution and eighteenth-century intellectual and economic history.

Alejandro de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

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.

(617) 496-0681