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.
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.
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.
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.
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.