Graduate Student Associates

Marino Auffant

Marino Auffant

Graduate Student Associate; Weatherhead Center Dissertation Fellow. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: International history; 1970s energy crisis; oil and commodities; Middle East; Latin America; history of capitalism; and Global Cold War.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Pablo Balan

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development; state capacity; social norms; kinship systems; Africa; and Latin America.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Carleigh Beriont

Carleigh Beriont

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University.

Research interests: American religious history; religion and politics; US empire; Pacific/Oceania; mission studies; religion, ethnicity, and race; nuclear testing; and decolonization.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Jeremy Bowles

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development; African politics; state building; development economics; technology and development; and applied statistics.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kelly Brignac

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Second abolition of slavery in the French Empire; labor relations; and immigration.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kaitlyn Chriswell

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political violence; criminal organizations; civil wars; Latin America; security policy; and nonstate actors.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jenna Cook

Jenna Cook

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Gender and family; China; social change; cultural sociology; and sociology of the law.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ian Copeland

Ian Copeland

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Music, Harvard University.

Research interests: Ethnomusicology of sub-Saharan Africa; sociocultural anthropology; international development; humanitarianism; postcolonialism; and music, sound, and aesthetics.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Ruodi Duan

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Cold War diplomacy; US foreign relations; modern China; and Asian American and Pacific history.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Bibi-Zuhra Faizi

Bibi-Zuhra Faizi

Graduate Student Associate. EdD Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research interests: International education policy; community-based/nonformal education; education in Afghanistan; and ethnography of education.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Naima Green-Riley

Executive Committee; Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: US and Chinese foreign policy; public diplomacy; trust in international relations; public opinion; and political psychology.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jordan Howell

Jordan Howell

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of capitalism; history of technology; race and imperialism; US empire; labor history; African diaspora and Caribbean history; and Caribbean political economy.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Abigail Katz

Abigail Katz

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests:  Migration and religion; transnational and diaspora religious networks; Christianity in southern Africa; and kinship and belonging.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
Michael-David Mangini

Michael-David Mangini

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Program in Political Economy and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Political economy of international trade; economic coercion; globalization; and state formation.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138