Staff

Jessica Barnard

Jessica Barnard

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

Melani Cammett

Center Director; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar (on leave 2022–2023).
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; politics of development; welfare; religion and ethnicity; conflict; 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.... Read more about Shinju Fujihira

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
Erin Goodman

Erin Goodman

Director, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Executive Committee.

Research Interests: Latin America; US-Cuba relations; historical memory; and translation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2112
Kathleen Hoover

Kathleen Hoover

Program Coordinator, The 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
Erez Manela

Erez Manela

Acting Center Director (2022–2023); Director, Graduate Student Programs; Executive Committee; Steering 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