Graduate Students

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Gbemisola Abiola

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD Candidate, Department of African and African American Studies and Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Critical terrorism studies; anthropologies of political violence; forced migration and displacement studies; women and gender studies; and studies on postconflict reconstruction.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Aabid Allibhai

Aabid Allibhai

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

Research interests: African American history; Atlantic history; racial capitalism; and legal history.

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
Elena Ayala-Hurtado

Elena Ayala-Hurtado

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Employment precarity; tertiary education; young adulthood; imagined futures; narratives; cultural sociology; modern Spain; and comparative research.

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
Sherah Bloor

Sherah Bloor

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

Research interests: Eighteenth-century German philosophy; religious enthusiasm and fanaticism; the medical history of the imagination and speech; history of psychology; psychoanalysis; melancholia; poetics; and Christian and Islamic mysticism.

Brad Bolman

Brad Bolman

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

Research interests: History of biology, medicine, and physics; science and technology studies; capitalism; global history; and animal studies.

Chloe L. Bordewich

Chloe L. Bordewich

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of History and Program in Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of information; cartography; trust; communication technologies; modern Middle East and North Africa; British Empire; Ottoman Empire; Red Sea; cultural history; politics of memory; and Egypt.

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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

Adam Breuer

Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on International Security. PhD 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 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
Jan Burzlaff

Jan Burzlaff

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.
Research interests: Transnational history; Holocaust and comparative genocide studies; modern Europe (West and East); Russia; and social history.
Angel Cabrera Silva

Angel Cabrera Silva

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. SJD Candidate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Social movements; human rights; indigenous rights; international law; legal anthropology; and democratic innovation.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Shelby Carvalho

Shelby Carvalho

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
PhD Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research interests: Politics of education; refugee education; international and humanitarian aid; gender; sub-Saharan Africa; and school-to-work transitions.