Visiting Scholars

Eliane Bucher

Eliane Bucher

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (Spring 2022). Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Culture, BI Norwegian Business School.

Research interests: Online communities; platform economy; algorithmic management; digital work; organization studies; and text analysis.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Adam P. Coutts

Adam P. Coutts

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Research Associate, Department of Sociology; Senior Research Fellow, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge.

Research interests: Health impacts of public policies in the UK, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe; political economy of health and wellbeing; evaluation of public policies using randomized control trials and ethnographic methods; unemployment and mental health; poverty reduction and development policies; and humanitarian intervention and refugee policy.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Oya Dursun-Özkanca

Oya Dursun-Özkanca

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Professor of Political Science, School of Public Service; College Professor of International Studies (Endowed Chair), Elizabethtown College.

Research interests: Turkey; transatlantic security; EU; NATO; eastern Mediterranean; southeast Europe; peace operations; and security sector reform.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kirsi Eräranta

Kirsi Eräranta

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (Fall 2021). Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Aalto University.

Research interests: Business–government–society relations; discursive politics of corporate social responsibility; precarious work; and gender and intersectionality.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Carmen S. Geha

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Associate Professor of Public Administration, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration, American University of Beirut.
Research Interests: Politics of exclusion/inclusion; refugee crises; women’s economic and political participation; protest movements; and disaster and crisis policy making.
61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Yossi Harpaz

Yossi Harpaz

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University.

Research interests: Globalization; international migration; citizenship; nationalism and ethnicity; political sociology; social theory; historical-comparative sociology; Israel; and rituals and symbols.

61 Kirkland Street, room 101
Cambridge, MA 02138
Michael F. Harsch

Michael F. Harsch

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.

Research interests: International security; international organizations; conflict; development; peacekeeping; and state building.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Annette Idler

Annette Idler

Visiting Scholar (Fall 2021), Weatherhead Scholars Program. Director, Global Security Programme, Pembroke College, Oxford University.

Research interests: Armed conflict and transnational organized crime; security studies; violent nonstate groups; borders and borderlands; Latin America; and the Global South.

61 Kirkland Street, room 111
Cambridge, MA 02138
Miriam Kullmann

Miriam Kullmann

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (Fall 2021). Assistant Professor, Department of Private Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Research interests: Value of work; labor and employment law history; impact of technology on work; nondiscrimination; discrimination in algorithms and databases; and socio-legal research.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Francine McKenzie

Francine McKenzie

Visiting Scholar, Canada Program. Professor, Department of History, University of Western Ontario.

Research interests: International history; peace; international trade; global order; and Canada.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Benjamin Miller

Benjamin Miller

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Full Professor of International Relations, School of Political Sciences, University of Haifa.

Research interests: The international order; international relations theory; war and peace; grand strategy; the great powers; nationalism and conflict; populism and democracy; and regional conflicts.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Arturo Rodríguez Morató

Arturo Rodríguez Morató

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Professor, Department of Sociology, Universitat de Barcelona.

Research interests: The societal value of culture; urban cultural regeneration; cultural policy systems; artistic professions; and the dynamics of cultural creation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Frank I. Müller

Frank I. Müller

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program.
Research Fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Program, University of Amsterdam; Associate Researcher, Technische Universität Dresden.

Research interests: Urban studies; housing and dwelling; security and crime; armed actors; qualitative and ethnographic methods; social inequalities; and Latin America.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Achim Oberg

Achim Oberg

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (Spring 2022).
Professor, Research Team Digitalization, Institute for SME Research, University of Mannheim; Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg.

Research interests: Organization theory; institutionalism; field analysis; network analysis; semantic network analysis; digitalization; and climate change.

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Stephen Ortega

Associate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Associate Professor, Department of History, Simmons College.
Research Interests: Mediterranean and world history; the history of emotions; collective memory; and digital humanities.
Robinson Hall, L108
Cambridge, MA 02138