The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

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Rabiat Akande

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. SJD, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Legal history; constitutional law and theory; international law; religion-state relations; Islamic legal thought; British imperialism; slavery; and colonial and postcolonial Africa.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E101
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5414
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Melani Cammett

Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs; 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; politics of development; welfare; religion and ethnicity; conflict; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street, K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Christopher L. Carter

Christopher L. Carter

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies.
PhD, Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley.

Research interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; indigenous politics; Latin American politics; and methods for causal inference.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Executive 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.

Tozzer Anthropology Building 318
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.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4345
Melissa Dell

Melissa Dell

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Development economics; and political economy.

Littauer Center M-24
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7272
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Grzegorz Ekiert

Faculty Associate; 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) 495-8509
p: (617) 998-5420
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Sahana Ghosh

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

Research interests: Borders and borderlands; migration and mobility; militarization; modern south Asia; transnational feminism; labor and citizenship; and agrarian studies.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tanushree Goyal

Tanushree Goyal

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies.
PhD Candidate, Department of Politics and International Relations, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Research interests: Comparative politics; gender; political economy of development; and South Asia.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Gözde Güran

Gözde Güran

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of Sociology, Princeton University.

Research interests: Economic sociology; war; migration; money and pricing; ethnography; experiments; the Middle East; and Syria.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
Steven Levitsky

Steven Levitsky

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.

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
Mary D. Lewis

Mary D. Lewis

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Department of History, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: European overseas empires and their aftermaths, eighteenth century to present; modern France; French Empire in the Caribbean, South America, and North Africa; decolonization; sovereignty and legal pluralism; and international migration and citizenship.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5428
p: (617) 495-8509
Nathan Nunn

Nathan Nunn

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

Research interests: Economic development; political economy; economic history; and Africa.

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