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Joshua Walker

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago.

Research interests: Diamond and other resource-based communities, social reproduction, and value in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

(617) 495-9876
Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

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

Research interests: International and diplomatic history; insurgency and intervention; international institutions, Cold War US foreign policy; modern South Asia; and modern Southern Africa.

Kirsty Walker

Kirsty Walker

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD in History, University of Cambridge.

Research interests: The processes of cross-cultural interaction and ideas of hybridity in colonial and postcolonial Asia.

(617) 495-5296

Stephen M. Walt

Faculty Associate. Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Affairs; Faculty Chair, International Security Program, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: International relations theory; security studies; US foreign policy; Middle East politics; and research methods.

(617) 495-5712

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Faculty Associate (on leave 2013–2014). Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research interests: The intersection of race, immigration, culture, and education; the cultural influences on the ways in which groups in society strive for status.

(617) 495-2488
Jason Warner

Jason Warner

Graduate Student Associate; Fellow, Program on Global Society and Security. PhD Candidate, Department of African American Studies and Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: How the efficacy of international organizations in the Global South, especially in Africa, affects both the grand strategies of great powers as well as the nature of the international system.

Mary C. Waters

Faculty Associate. M. E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Immigration; inter-group relations; the formation of racial and ethnic identity among the children of immigrants; and challenges of measuring race and ethnicity.

(617) 495-3947

James L. Watson

Faculty Associate. John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society; Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: China and Hong Kong; globalism; diasporas; migration; food systems; and post-Socialist and late-Communist cultures.

(617) 495-1415

Kirsten Weld

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

Research interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American history; US-Latin American relations; social movements; politics of memory; archival access; and history writing.

(617) 495-4360

Eric Werker

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit; Marvin Bower Fellow, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Foreign aid; economic development; emerging markets and private-sector development; and Liberia.

(617) 496-4594

Martin K. Whyte

Faculty Associate. John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Contemporary social life in China; the post-Socialist transition; comparative family systems; and the sociology of development.

(617) 495-9853

Jeffrey G. Williamson

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Globalization debates; terms of trade; de-industrialization; and inequality for Latin America; the Mediterranean; and Asia since 1750.

(617) 495-2438

Winnie Chi-Man Yip

Faculty Associate. Adjunct Associate Professor of International Health Policy and Economics, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health.

Research interests: Social, cultural, and economic determinants of health and happiness; and health system evaluation and reforms.

(617) 496-8840