Postdoctoral Fellows

Claudia  Junghyun Kim

Claudia Junghyun Kim

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

Research interests: Social movements; contentious politics; military bases; East Asia and US-East Asia relations; alliance politics; security; and civil-military relations.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Gabriel Kreindler

Gabriel Kreindler

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Research interests: Urban transportation in developing countries.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
Dominika Kruszewska

Dominika Kruszewska

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political behavior; political participation; contentious politics; regime change; European politics; and protest and public opinion.

61 Kirkland Street, room 101
Cambridge, MA 02138
Egor Lazarev

Egor Lazarev

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto.

Research interests: State building; the rule of law; gender; nationalism and religion; conflict and political violence; ethnography; and post-Soviet Eurasia.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E108
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3367
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Anne-Marie Livingstone

William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program. PhD, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University.

Research interests: Racial stratification; urban poverty; urban sociology; and political sociology.

1727 Cambridge Street, room K201
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Charlotte Lloyd

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The relationship between symbolic and cultural boundaries and structural inequality within organizations and communities.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K208
Cambridge, MA 02138
Eduardo Montero

Eduardo Montero

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.

Research interests: Development economics; political economy; history; Latin America; property rights; cultural norms; central Africa; and comparative development.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E106
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5362
Taishi Muraoka

Taishi Muraoka

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis.

Research interests: Comparative politics and electoral institutions.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Kalyani Ramnath

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD, Department of History, Princeton University.

Research interests: Legal history; law and empire; transnational and comparative history; south Asian history; immigration; and labor history.

1730 Cambridge Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138 
Matthew Shutzer

Matthew Shutzer

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

Research interests: Modern South Asia; energy history; science and technology studies (STS); law and natural resources; development; and global economic history.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E104
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3264
A.K.M. Skarpelis

A.K.M. Skarpelis

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD, Department of Sociology, New York University.

Research interests: Historical comparative sociology; computational and cultural sociology; epistemology; race; citizenship; authoritarianism; populism; welfare state; Japan; and Germany.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K208
Cambridge, MA 02138
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David Szakonyi

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, George Washington
University; Research Fellow, International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia.
Research interests: Business-government relations, corruption, and authoritarianism in the former Soviet Union.
1727 Cambridge Street, room E108
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3367
Troy Vettese

Troy Vettese

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

Research interests: Environmental history; animal studies; economic history; and Marxism.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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David Y. Yang

Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, Center for History and Economics. PhD, Department of Economics, Stanford University; Postdoctoral Fellow, The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University (as of July 2020).

Research interests: Political economy; behavioral and experimental economics; economic history; and cultural economics.

1805 Cambridge Street 
Littauer Center M-31
Cambridge, MA 02138