Staff

Jessica Barnard

Jessica Barnard

Administrator, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) and Weatherhead Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy.
1727 Cambridge Street
Room E211
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8923
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Melani Cammett

Acting Center Director (2019–2020); Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate.
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and nonstate actors; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street, K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Shinju Fujihira

Shinju Fujihira

Executive Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.

Research interests: Finance and international strategic competition; comparative and international political economy; and Japanese politics and foreign policy.

61 Kirkland Street
Room 305
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-4921
p: (617) 495-1890
Theodore J. Gilman

Theodore J. Gilman

Executive Director; Executive Committee.
Research interests: Comparative and international politics of Japan and East Asia; urban politics and revitalization; and disaster preparedness and recovery.
1737 Cambridge Street
Room K233
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2125
Kathleen Hoover

Kathleen Hoover

Program Coordinator, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Executive Assistant to the Center Director.
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-9592
p: (617) 495-7502
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Ana Inoa

Project Coordinator, Weatherhead Research Clusters and Initiatives.
1737 Cambridge Street, room K235
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-1474