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Akira Iriye

Akira Iriye

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Charles Warren Research Professor of American History, Emeritus, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Postwar non-geopolitical issues in international affairs; and international movements for environmental protection, human rights, and for establishing networks among nongovernmental organizations (NGO).

(617) 496-5054
Torben Iversen

Torben Iversen

Faculty Associate. Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; politics of inequality and economic performance; modern welfare states; electoral politics; and applied formal theory.

(617) 384-5847
Lakshmi Iyer

Lakshmi Iyer

Faculty Associate (on leave 2015–2016). Associate Professor, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Political economy; economic development; historical institutions; property rights; public goods; and civil conflict.

Ghazal Jafari

Ghazal Jafari

Research Fellow, Canada Program. DDes Candidate, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

Research interests: Organizational agency of information; and speed and time management in the urban, ecologic, economic, and geographic spaces.

Sheila Jasanoff

Sheila Jasanoff

Faculty Associate. Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Science, technology, law, and politics in the United States, Europe, and South Asia; European and US biotechnology; and international environmental regulation.

(617) 495-7902
Cemal Kafadar

Cemal Kafadar

Faculty Associate. Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Ottoman history; modern Turkey; the former Ottoman world and Europe; dissent and difference among Muslims; and coffee and coffeehouses.

(617) 496-8568
Karl Kaiser

Karl Kaiser

Senior Associate, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Transatlantic relations and world order; multilateralism; NATO and the EU; policies of the US and European powers; and Asian-European relations.

(617) 495-1899
Namrata Kala

Namrata Kala

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD in Environmental Economics, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.

Research interests: How firms and households learn about and adapt to environmental change; private sector returns to environmental technologies; and returns to worker training and incentives.