Graduate Students

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Gbemisola Abiola

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

Research interests: Refugee and forced migration studies; critical terrorism studies; kinship studies; colonial history; postcolonial studies; and African political thought.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Lisa A. Abraham

Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Labor demand; labor productivity; skills; personnel economics; and gender.

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Rabiat Akande

Graduate Student Associate. SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: History of the debate over the place of religion in Nigeria's constitutional order.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K229
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Sarah Balakrishnan

Graduate Student Affiliate; Samuels Family Research Fellow. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Colonial resistance organized by networks of west African intellectuals.

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Pablo Balan

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

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

Omar Barbiero

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
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Angie M. Bautista-Chavez

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

Research interests: Domestic and international politics of immigration regulation and control.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K219
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
Stefan Beljean

Stefan Beljean

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

Research interests: Evaluation and performance measures; and sociology of culture and organizations.

1737 Cambridge Street
room K226, mailbox #20
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Fernando Bizzarro

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

Research interests: Political institutions, especially regimes and political parties.

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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.

Adam Breuer

Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on International Security. Ph.D candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: Social and economic networks; machine learning; causal inference; and resource allocation and fair division.
1737 Cambridge Street, room K205
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kelly Brignac

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

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

YeSeul Byeon

Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. Master's Candidate in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago.
1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 

Bay ByrneSim

Graduate Student Affiliate, PhD Candidate, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern art in Europe and the Americas; transnational artists’ networks in the interwar period; twentieth-century book arts and periodicals; photomontage and photography; woodcuts and wood block prints; migration and exile; Germany; Mexico; and fascism and antifascism.