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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.

Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman

Faculty Associate. Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Constitutional studies, emphasizing constitutional design and its relation to international affairs.

(617) 495-9140
Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson

Faculty Associate. Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University; Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

Research interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century international history; economic development; financial institutions; military conflict; history of empires; and the use of counterfactuals in historical explanation.

(617) 495-4303 x203
Marcelo Ferraro

Marcelo Ferraro

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2015). PhD Candidate, Department of Social History, Universidade de São Paulo.

Research interests: The history of slave owners in the coffee-producing Paraíba Valley, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the nineteenth century, focusing on architecture and social life in urban spaces.

Richard W. Fisher

Advisory Committee. President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Rowan Flad

Rowan Flad

Faculty Associate. Professor of Anthropological Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The archaeology of ancient China from a comparative perspective, focusing on production and technology; mortuary analysis; archaeological landscapes; inter-regional interaction; and animal and plant domestication.

(617) 495-1966
Ann  Forsyth

Ann Forsyth

Faculty Associate. Professor of Urban Planning, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: The social aspects of physical planning with a focus on suburbs and creating healthy places.

(617) 496-3587
Chase Foster

Chase Foster

Research Fellow, Program on Transatlantic Relations. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: The politics of business regulation and state-market relations within Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and the European Union.

Marcel Fournier

Marcel Fournier

William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Montreal.

Research interests: Social theory and history of sociology; sociology of arts and culture; and sociology of university and scientific research.

(617) 496-3718
Alison Frank Johnson

Alison Frank Johnson

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015). Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Central European history; international history; and European environmental history.

(617) 495-4303 ext 281
Jeffrey Frankel

Jeffrey Frankel

Faculty Associate. James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Crises in emerging markets; currency unions; exchange rates; the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF); and the economics of the Kyoto Protocol.

(617) 496-3834
Jeffry A. Frieden

Jeffry A. Frieden

Acting Center Director (2014–2015); Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Politics of international monetary and financial relations.

(617) 496-2386