Steering Committee

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David R. Armitage

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of international law and international relations theory; colonialism and political theory; oceanic history; civil war; and treaties.

Robinson Hall 215
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8076
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Melani Cammett

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; politics of development; welfare; religion and ethnicity; conflict; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street, K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Rafael Di Tella

Rafael Di Tella

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Corruption; crime; happiness; political economy; welfare state; and oil and energy.

Morgan Hall 283
15 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-5048
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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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