Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. SJD, Harvard Law School.
Research interests: Legal history; Islamic legal thought; comparative constitutional law; constitution design; religion-state relations; British imperialism; slavery; human rights; West Africa; and the Lake Chad basin.
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Acting Center Director (2019–2020); 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; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and nonstate actors; and Middle East politics.
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.
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.
Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Associate Professor of Political Science, School of International Service, American University.
Research interests: Subnational democracy; subnational institutions; subnational undemocratic regimes; subnational research in comparative politics; patrimonialism; territorial inequality; and Latin America.