People

Aditya Dasgupta

Aditya Dasgupta

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development in India, particularly the political economy of growth and anti-poverty programs in rural India.

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, Derpartment 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
Pim de Zwart

Pim de Zwart

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. MA Candidate in History, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

Research interests: Long-term developments in living standards and patterns of trade with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

(617) 495-5915
Robert Julio Decker

Robert Julio Decker

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. PhD Candidate in History and Political Science, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.

Research interests: The transnational history of American and German colonial railways, 1884–1918.

(617) 495-0928

Melissa Dell

Affiliate. Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows; Associate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Development economics; and political economy.

Mihir A. Desai

Faculty Associate.
Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance, Finance, and Entrepreneurial Management Units, Harvard Business School; Senior Associate Dean for Planning and University Affairs, Harvard Business School; Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: International corporate finance; international public finance; and multinational firms.

(617) 495-6693
Laura Díaz Anadón

Laura Díaz Anadón

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

Research interests: Drivers of technology innovation; science and technology policy; water-energy-food-pollution infrastructure linkages; managing uncertainty; US; China; EU; and MENA.

(617) 384-7325
Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Stanford University.

Research interests: Education in developing countries and understanding why educational inequalities persist across generations.

(617) 495-4001
Darja Djordjevic

Darja Djordjevic

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The historical, economic, social, existential, and political factors shaping the development of Rwanda's cancer programs.

Frank Dobbin

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

Research interests: Comparative and historical sociology; organizations; and policy analysis and public policy.

(617) 496-9091
Jorge I. Domínguez

Jorge I. Domínguez

Chairman, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Senior Adviser; Faculty Associate. Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Department of Government; Vice Provost for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Research interests: International and domestic politics in Latin America.

(617) 495-5982

Rowan Dorin

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

Research interests: The theory and practice of expulsion in the late Middle Ages, with a particular focus on expulsions of foreign moneylenders and merchants.