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Rawi E. Abdelal

Faculty Associate. Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University; Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: International political economy; nationalism and foreign economic policy; international relations among post-Soviet states; globalization; capital flows; and international organization.

Morgan Hall 287
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-7853
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Gbemisola Abiola

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of African and African American Studies and Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Critical terrorism studies; anthropologies of political violence; forced migration and displacement studies; women and gender studies; and studies on postconflict reconstruction.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tugrul Acar

Tugrul Acar

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of History of Art and Architecture and Program in Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Art and architecture of the Middle East; transcultural exchange; transregional connections; materiality and ornament in Islamic architecture; architecture and self-representation; and urbanism in the Middle East.

Julia P. Adams

Advisory Committee. Professor, Sociology and International & Area Studies; Head of College, Grace Hopper College, Yale University.
Daniel Agbiboa

Daniel E. Agbiboa

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Insurgency and political violence in Africa; informal economy, nonstate governance, and urban change; mobility and immobility; and youth politics.

Barker Center, 2nd floor
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4113
Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Faculty Associate. Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Harvard University Center for African Studies; Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies,
Departments of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: West African history; Islam in sub-Saharan Africa; comparative slavery; social history of alcohol; ecology; social history; and cultural history.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room 433
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-3425
p: (617) 496-3684
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Eram Alam

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.
Research interests: The history of science and medicine in the twentieth century, with an emphasis on transnational movements and migrations.
1 Oxford Street, room 361
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-8103
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Hicham Alaoui

Associate. DPhil, Oriental Studies, St Antony's College, Oxford.

Research interests: Democratization and secularization in the post-Arab Spring.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Laura Alfaro

Laura Alfaro

Faculty Associate. Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Capital markets; economics; foreign direct investment; globalization; and international finance.

Morgan Hall 263
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-7981
William P. Alford

William P. Alford

Faculty Associate. Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Director, East Asian Legal Studies; Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies; Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD), Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Chinese legal affairs; US-East Asian relations; international trade; and the legal profession.

Pound 428
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4693
Aabid Allibhai

Aabid Allibhai

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: African American history; Atlantic history; racial capitalism; and legal history.

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Graham T. Allison, Jr.

Faculty Associate. Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests:  United States foreign policy; preventing “loose nukes” in Russia; promoting democratization and marketization in Russia; and US-Russian-European relations.

79 JFK Street
L346
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-6099
Muhamed H. Almaliky

Dr. Muhamed H. Almaliky

Associate. Physician, University of Pennsylvania Health System; Director, Iraqi American Institute.

Research interests: Postwar Iraq's democratization, state-building, and foreign policy directions, focusing on Iraq-US relations; the intersection of medicine, politics, and international relations.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4920
James E. Alt

James E. Alt

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Emeritus, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; and interaction of voters, political parties, institutions, financial markets, and fiscal policies in industrial democracies.

1737 Cambridge Street
Room K307
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2184
Myriam Amri

Myriam Amri

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology and Program in Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Money; debt; theories of power; political economy; subjectivity; North Africa; historical anthropology; and postcolonial studies.