Senior Advisers and Executive Committee

Alastair Iain Johnston

Alastair Iain Johnston

Executive Committee;Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on International Security. The Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Identity; socialization; China's international relations; and East Asian security.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K238
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3965
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Ousmane Kane

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School;
Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The study of Islam and Muslim societies in Africa; religion and transnational migration; and Islamic intellectual history.

Andover Hall
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Michèle Lamont

Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests:  Culture and inequality; racism and stigma; academia and knowledge; social change and successful societies; and qualitative methods.

1737 Cambridge Street
Room K218A
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-5689
Erez Manela

Erez Manela

Director, Graduate Student Programs; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: International history; evolution of international society; US foreign relations; modern Middle East; modern East Asia; and international and global health.

Robinson Hall 220
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-6467
Kathleen Molony

Kathleen Molony

Director, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Executive Committee.

Research interests: Modern Japanese history; history of US-Japan-China relations; and global history.

61 Kirkland Street
Room 110
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-5642
p: (617) 495-2112
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Vikram Patel

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Mental health in the context of sustainable development: generating knowledge, addressing the issue, and promoting its wide adoption in communities, countries, and globally.

Harvard Medical School
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
641 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-2565
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Susan J. Pharr

Senior Adviser, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: The social basis for democracy in Japan; comparative political behavior; comparative politics of industrial nations; and democratization and social change in Japan and Asia.
1730 Cambridge Street, S238
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9992
Kathryn A.  Sikkink

Kathryn A. Sikkink

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Research interests: Human rights; international law; transnational advocacy networks; Latin American politics; and transnational justice.
79 JFK Street
Mailbox 14
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-1872