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Irvin Ibarguen

Irvin Ibarguen

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Mexican immigration to the United States; and modern American history.

Nahomi Ichino

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2014). Assistant Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: African politics; electoral fraud and electoral violence; political parties and elections; and political institutions and development.

(617) 384-7231

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.

(617) 496-5054
Banri Ito

Banri Ito

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations (spring 2014). Associate Professor of Economics, Senshu University, Tokyo.

Research interests: International trade and investment; trade, innovation, and intellectual property rights; and trade protection and political economy.

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. 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.

(617) 495-6250

Grace Jackson

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. Frank Knox Memorial Fellow; AM Candidate on the Regional Studies, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Late-Qing legal reform, the New Policies, and the Boxer Rebellion.

Kyle Jaros

Sidney R. Knafel Dissertation Completion Fellow; Samuel P. Huntington Doctoral Dissertation Fellow; Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of regional and urban development in China; and intergovernmental relations in China.

Maya Jasanoff

Maya Jasanoff

Faculty Associate. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern British and imperial history, with special attention to colonial South Asia; the British Atlantic world; and Britain's relations with Europe.

(617) 495-4303

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

Maral Jefroudi

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Institute on Global History. PhD Candidate in Area Studies, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

Research interests: The social history of labor in the Iranian oil industry (1954–1982).

(617) 496-3567
Whasun Jho

Whasun Jho

Visiting Scholar. Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yonsei University, South Korea.

Research interests: Politics and governance in the digital age; international organization; and political economy in East Asia.

(617) 495-2965

Baber Johansen

Faculty Associate. Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Professor of Islamic Religious Studies, Harvard Divinity School.

Research interests: The relationship between religion and law in the classical and modern Muslim worlds.

(617) 495-1014