People

Mihir A. Desai

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
Daniel DeVoe

Daniel DeVoe

Fellow, WCFIA Fellows Program. Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force.

Research interests: The role of the United States as a third party in the resolution of international conflict.

(617) 495-2114
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
Luwam G. Dirar

Luwam G. Dirar

Associate. JSD Candidate, Cornell Law School.

Research interests: EU-Southern African trade relations; regional integration among Southern African States; and law and development in Africa.

Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Rebecca Dizon-Ross

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD in 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

Frank Dobbin

Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). 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, Executive Committee; 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

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.

Grzegorz Ekiert

Grzegorz Ekiert

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Civil society development in new democracies in Central Europe and East Asia; and patterns of transformations in the post-Communist world.

(617) 495-4303 x213
Caroline Elkins

Caroline Elkins

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2014–2015). Professor of History, Department of History; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Late colonial Kenya and the Mau Mau emergency; post-conflict resolution; violence and memory; Christianity; and empire.

(617) 495-2568
Mark C. Elliott

Mark C. Elliott

Faculty Associate. Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Department of History; Director, Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Chinese history; historical relations between China and Inner Asia; Chinese frontier history; and comparative ethnic identity and nationalism.

(617) 496-5343
Nafisa Eltahir

Nafisa Eltahir

Undergraduate Associate; Rogers Family Research Fellow. Department of Sociology, Harvard College.

Research interests: The experiences of young black women regarding skin color, skin bleaching, and colorism in Sudan and the United States.