Visiting Scholars

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
Sabina Tasheva Nielsen

Sabina Tasheva Nielsen

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2023). Professor of International Business, Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School.

Research interests: Top management teams; decision making; diversity; international business; strategy; and governance.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Luca Maria Pesando

Luca Maria Pesando

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University.

Research interests: Population dynamics; poverty and inequality; family and social stratification; gender; child health and well-being; education; digital technologies; big data; public policies; comparative work; sub-Saharan Africa; and low- and middle-income countries.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
William Phelan

William Phelan

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2023). Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin.

Research interests: European court of justice; history of the EU and European law; postwar French politics; politics and courts; courts and international relations; and international collective action problems.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
María de los Ángeles  Picone

María de los Ángeles Picone

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Assistant Professor, History Department, Boston College.

Research interests: Latin American history; nation making; border regions; spatial history; environmental history; Chile; and Argentina.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Bo Rothstein

Bo Rothstein

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (Spring 2023). August Röhss Chair in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg.
Research interests: Institutional theory; comparative politics, especially the quality of governments; development; corruption and anticorruption; and social policy. 
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ed Saiedi

Ed Saiedi

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (fall 2022). Assistant Professor, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BI Norwegian Business School.

Research interests: Economics of innovation; financing entrepreneurship and innovation; economics of digitization; crowdfunding; and entrepreneurial strategy.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Iiris Saittakari

Iiris Saittakari

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2023). Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Aalto University.

Research interests: Location of headquarters; politization of multinational corporations and associated policy implications; and sustainable cities.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ioana Sendroiu

Ioana Sendroiu

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2022); Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto.

Research interests: Crisis; emergency; human rights; postwar transitions; stigma and discrimination; and aspirations.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Dennis Sundvik

Dennis Sundvik

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2023). Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Commercial Law, Hanken School of Economics.

Research interests: Business ethics; employee well-being; financial reporting; international accounting; nonfinancial reporting; and workplace safety and health.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Niels Thygesen

Niels Thygesen

Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (fall 2022). Associate Professor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School.

Research interests: Public management; public value; management technologies; trust; time; paradoxes gift economy; socioeconomics; and sociological approaches.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Petr Vašát

Petr Vašát

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
Research Fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Program, Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Senior Researcher, Local and Regional Studies, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

Research interests: Architecture/design and poverty; informality and city; everyday life; assemblage thinking; political economy; social research methodology; Central Eastern Europe; and Latin America.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kentaro Yamamoto

Kentaro Yamamoto

Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Professor, Department of Political Science, Hokkai-Gakuen University.

Research interests: Party switching and party system change in Japan.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tarık Tansu Yiğit

Tarık Tansu Yiğit

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, Department of American Culture and Literature, Baskent University.

Research interests: Cultural history; Turkish-American relations; US Civil War era; diaspora studies; reconciliation; and the crossroads of life and death.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138