Center for History and Economics

Sama Mammadova

Sama Mammadova

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

Research interests: Late medieval and Renaissance Italian economic history; history of Renaissance art and patronage; and the social and religious history of usury in medieval and Renaissance Europe.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 

Jennifer Nickerson

Research and Fellowships Coordinator, Center for History and Economics.
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Dev Patel

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
Research interests: Development and economic history.
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Kalyani Ramnath

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

Research interests: Legal history; law and empire; transnational and comparative history; south Asian history; immigration; and labor history.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Emma Rothschild

Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate. Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.
Research interests: Eighteenth-century history; history of economic thought; and economic history.
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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Benjamin J. Sacks

Benjamin J. Sacks

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics. PhD, Department of History, Princeton University.

Research interests: Global broadcasting; public diplomacy; urban studies; networks; geography; and cartography.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
Gareth Stedman Jones

Gareth Stedman Jones

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics. Professor of the History of Ideas, Queen Mary, University of London; Director, Centre for History and Economics, University of Cambridge.

Research interests: Modern European political thought; political, intellectual, and economic history of Europe from the time of the French Revolution; and Victorian London.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
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Heidi J. Tworek

Visiting Fellow, Center for History and Economics. Assistant Professor, History Department, University of British Columbia.
Research interests: History of media, communications, and international organizations.
William Whitham

William Whitham

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Princeton University.
Research interests: European intellectual, political, and economic history since c. 1750 in a global context.
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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David Y. Yang

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD, Department of Economics, Stanford University; Postdoctoral Fellow, The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University (as of July 2020).

Research interests: Political economy; behavioral and experimental economics; economic history; and cultural economics.

1805 Cambridge Street 
Littauer Center M-31
Cambridge, MA 02138