Postdoctoral Fellows

Melike Arslan

Melike Arslan

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.

Research interests: Economic sociology; international political economy; legal studies; professionals and expertise; and comparative-historical methods.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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
Room E101
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5414
Poulomi Chakrabarti

Poulomi Chakrabarti

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (Fall 2021). Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University.

Research interests: Political economy of development; identity politics; inequality; urban politics; and India.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Gabrielle Cheung

Gabrielle Cheung

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Southern California.

Research interests: International political economy; politics of trade liberalization; and business and politics.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Vincent Chiao

Vincent Chiao

William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program. Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.

Research interests: Criminal law and procedure; philosophy of punishment; and political philosophy.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Lori De Lucia

Lori De Lucia

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (Fall 2021).
Berenson Fellow, Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; Heinz Heinen Fellow, Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies, Bonn University.

Research interests: Early modern Mediterranean; race and slavery; trans-Saharan trade; Hausaland; Borno; Sicily; mobility and forced migrations; and legacies of race in Italy.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Yuting Dong

Yuting Dong

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Japan and China; colonial history; infrastructure; material history; and history of expertise and labor.

1727 Cambridge Street
Room E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
Cassandra Emmons

Cassandra Emmons

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Regions in a Multipolar World. PhD, Department of Politics, Princeton University.

Research interests: International organizations; international law; human rights; democratic backsliding; regionalism; the European Union; and the Organization of American States.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Marlene Gaynair

Marlene Gaynair

William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program. PhD, Department of History, Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Research interests: Modern Black Atlantic; twentieth-century Canada, US, and Caribbean; migration and diasporas; race and ethnicity; transnational and comparative history; cultural studies; digital humanities; and Jamaican and Jamaican diaspora studies.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Nate George

Nate George

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of History, Rice University.

Research interests: Global histories of revolution and counterrevolution; imperialism and colonialism; socialism, anticolonialism, and decolonization; the Arab world; sectarianism, racism, and colonial social difference; and the US in the world.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Aaron Glasserman

Aaron Glasserman

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. PhD, Department of History, Columbia University.

Research interests: Ethnic politics in China; religion-state relations; legal history; and Shari'a and Islamic legal thought.

1727 Cambridge Street
Room E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957
Tanushree Goyal

Tanushree Goyal

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies.
PhD, 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
Room E105
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3821
Jordan Hamzawi

Jordan Hamzawi

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, University of California, Davis.

Research interests: Electoral politics; Japanese politics, party systems; policy and valence dynamics; party switching; electoral reform; and party dominance.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jaewoong Jeon

Jaewoong Jeon

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD, Department of History, University of Chicago.

Research interests: Korea and Taiwan; empire and colonialism; history of capitalism; social theory; and macrohistory.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tair Karazi-Presler

Tair Karazi-Presler

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel; Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Research interests: Sociology of gender and sexuality; gender, race, and ethnicity; organizational sociology; cultural sociology; comparative sociology; sociological theory; and feminist qualitative methods.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138