Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

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Brinton Ahlin

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Anthropology, New York University.

Research interests: Former Soviet Union and postsocialism; central Asia; Islam; communism; and materiality and language.

1727 Cambridge Street, E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
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Rabiat Akande

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. SJD, 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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Melani Cammett

Acting Center Director; Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate.
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and non-state actors; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street, K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Linguistics; cultural studies; gender; Yemeni poetics and politics; US men's movement; and water sustainability.

William James Hall 320
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8355
p: (617) 495-1886
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Timothy J. Colton

Chair, Canada Program Faculty Steering Committee; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Regions in a Multipolar World; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political leadership in post-Communist countries; parties and mass politics in Russia; and the interaction between domestic and international politics in the post-Soviet space.

1737 Cambridge Street, K156
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4345
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Grzegorz Ekiert

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2019); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Civil society development in new democracies in Central Europe and East Asia; and patterns of transformations in the post-Communist world.... Read more about Grzegorz Ekiert
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5420
p: (617) 998-5420
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Julian Gewirtz

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. DPhil, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Research interests: Modern Chinese history; socialism and market reform; Chinese foreign policy; transnational networks; science and technology; politics of history; and poetry.

1727 Cambridge Street, E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
Chris Gratien

Chris Gratien

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Virginia.

Research interests: Social and environmental history of the Ottoman Empire and the modern Middle East; and ecology and migration in the Cilicia region of southern Anatolia.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E108
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3367
Kathleen Hoover

Kathleen Hoover

Program Coordinator, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Executive Assistant to the Center Director.
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-9592
p: (617) 495-7502
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Zachary M. Howlett

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Yale-NUS College.

Research interests: Political and historical anthropology of China; ideology of meritocracy; high-stakes examinations; mobility; urbanization; and international migration.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
Steven Levitsky

Steven Levitsky

Faculty Associate (on leave 2019–2020); Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor.

Research interests: Latin American politics; parties and party systems; and democracy and democratization.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K204
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-9997
Ian Miller

Ian Miller

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Japan and East Asia, especially environmental history and the history of energy; cultural history and urban history; comparative imperialism; and natural disasters. 

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S421
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7494
Nathan Nunn

Nathan Nunn

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: International trade; economic development; and economic history.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center M-29
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 496-4958
Elizabeth J. Perry

Elizabeth J. Perry

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University.
Research interests: Contentious politics; the history of the Chinese revolution and its contemporary legacy; and the politics of higher education and cultural governance in China.
1727 Cambridge Street, E306
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4536