Faculty Associate. Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University; William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.
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.
Faculty Associate (on leave 2013–2014). 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.