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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.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S412
Cambridge, MA 02138
Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

Graduate Student Associate. 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.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2960
Stephen M. Walt

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.

79 JFK Street
L320
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5712
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Max Waltman

Fellow, WCFIA Fellows Program. Assistant Professor (Universitetslektor), Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Research interests: Legal challenges supporting survivors of prostitution and gender-based violence; and human trafficking.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Michael Walton

Michael Walton

Faculty Associate. Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: India; rural education; inequality; the political economy of cities; corporate behavior; and the politics of state-society and state-business interactions.

79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (202) 251-8702
Yuhua Wang

Yuhua Wang

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

Research interests: Corruption and the rule of law; authoritarian politics; state building and state capacity; and Chinese politics.

1737 Cambridge Street
room K214
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2750
Thierry Warin

Thierry Warin

Visiting Scholar. Associate Professor, Department of International Business, HEC Montréal; Vice President, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations (CIRANO).

Research interests: International finance and new global financial regulations.

Mary C. Waters

Mary C. Waters

Faculty Associate. M. E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology; Interim Chair (2016–2017), 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.

William James Hall 540
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-5794
p: (617) 495-3947
James L. Watson

James L. Watson

Faculty Associate (emeritus). 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.

William James Hall 370
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8355
p: (617) 495-1415
Jonathan Weigel

Jonathan Weigel

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Student Dissertation Writing Fellow. PhD Candidate in Political Economy and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: The long-run effects of state formation; the interaction of politics and ethnic preferences over time; citizen demand for corruption; and the link between taxation and political engagement. 

Kirsten Weld

Kirsten Weld

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

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

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S419
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4360
Ronald Wendner

Ronald Wendner

Joseph A. Schumpeter Fellow, Program on Transatlantic Relations. Associate Professor, Economics, University of Graz, Austria.

Research interests: Macroeconomic dynamics; public economics; and social comparisons.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-1457
Arne Westad

Arne Westad

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Contemporary international history; and eastern Asian region.

79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-8157