Center for History and Economics

Sunil Amrith

Sunil Amrith

Director, Center for History and Economics; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies; Chair, Department of South Asian Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions; history of public health and poverty; the history of migration; environmental history; and South and Southeast Asia.

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Aaron Bekemeyer

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Labor history; and the history of American capitalism after World War II.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Shane Bobrycki

Shane Bobrycki

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD in History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: The figure and the reality of the crowd in the early Middle Ages.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

YeSeul Byeon

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. Master's Candidate in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago.
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Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Joan Chaker

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: The social transformation of the Lebanese-Ottoman countryside as it joined the global market in the nineteenth century.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Hardeep Dhillon

Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program; Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of migration, gender, labor, anticolonial politics, and race in colonial India at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Max Ehrenfreund

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of economic thought; history of capitalism; statistical models and correlations; and history and philosophy of the social sciences.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Franziska Exeler

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics.
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for History and Economics, University of Cambridge; Lecturer in History, Center for Global History, Free University Berlin.

Research interests: Russian, east European and Eurasian history; war and society; legal history; and international law.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Jasper Finke

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics. Lecturer in International Law, School of Law, Edinburgh University.

Research interests: International economic law; impact of economic crises on law; European debt crisis; sovereign debt restructuring; and legal reasoning.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Maria G. Gatti

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University.
Research interests: Inter-American relations; Brazil; Cold War; Organization of American States (OAS); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); transnational publishing; national identities; censorship; and the surveillance of culture.
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Sonja Grassmugg

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Nineteenth-century British history; and colonial, legal, cultural, and social history.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Max Harris

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
Research interests: History of international monetary policy, focusing on exchange management in the 1930s.
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ian Kumekawa

Ian Kumekawa

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century economic thinking in Britain, the United States, and western Europe.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, Ma 02138