Affiliates

Rushain Abbasi

Rushain Abbasi

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research interests: Islamic intellectual history; Ottoman history; Islamic political thought; theory of the secular/secularism/secularization; religious studies; and philosophy of religion.

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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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Adrien Abecassis

Associate, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France.

Research Interests: Diplomacy; European affairs; public opinion; and populism.

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.

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Brinton Ahlin

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Anthropology, New York University.

Research interests: Former Soviet Union and postsocialism; central Asia; Islam; communism; and materiality and language.

1727 Cambridge Street, E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
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Rabiat Akande

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. SJD, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Legal history; Islamic legal thought; comparative constitutional law; constitution design; religion-state relations; British imperialism; slavery; human rights; West Africa; and the Lake Chad basin.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E101
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5414
Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Faculty Associate. Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Harvard University Center for African Studies; Professor of History, Department of History;
Professor of African and African American Studies, Department 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
Yazan Al-Karablieh

Yazan Al-Karablieh

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Program in Public Policy and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Public finance; tax and transfer systems; tax avoidance and tax evasion; and Mediterranean and the Middle East.

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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 Candidate, Oriental Studies, St Antony's College, Oxford.

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

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Alberto Alesina

Alberto Alesina

Faculty Associate. Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy; monetary and fiscal policy; and macroeconomics.

Littauer 324
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-7730
p: (617) 495-8388
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
Graham T.  Allison, Jr.

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