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: 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
Tugrul Acar

Tugrul Acar

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

Research interests: Art and architecture of the Middle East; transcultural exchange; transregional connections; materiality and ornament in Islamic architecture; architecture and self-representation; and urbanism in the Middle East.

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.

Myriam Amri

Myriam Amri

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

Research interests: Money; debt; theories of power; political economy; subjectivity; North Africa; historical anthropology; and postcolonial studies.

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; Weatherhead Center Dissertation Fellow. 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
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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Fernando Bizzarro

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

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

Shelby Carvalho

Shelby Carvalho

Graduate Student Affiliate. 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.

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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
Julia Smith Coyoli

Julia Smith Coyoli

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

Research interests: Latin American politics and the political economy of education.

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Aniket De

Graduate Student Associate; Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: South Asia since 1700; British Empire; global, spatial, political, cultural, and economic history; nationalism; history of ideas; anthropology; borders and borderlands; and religious studies.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

C. R. Elliott

Graduate Student Affiliate; Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Vast early American history; Indigenous history; environmental history; disease history; and animal history.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Shireen Hamza

Shireen Hamza

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

Research interests: History of medicine; medieval Islamic world; Indian Ocean history; and gender and sexuality.

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