Weatherhead Scholars Program

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
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
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
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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
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
Erin Goodman

Erin Goodman

Director, Weatherhead Scholars Program.

Research Interests: Latin America; US-Cuba relations; historical memory; and translation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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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
Max Jacobs

Max Jacobs

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (Fall 2021). Policy Advisor, Green Parliamentary Group Bundestag.

Research interests: Public policy; natural capital; climate change; political framing; EU policy; and law and economics.

61 Kirkland 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
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
Giovanni Matera

Giovanni Matera

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of Sociology, L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris.

Research interests: Psychiatry and democracy; community context and mental health; hospitality; migration; and sociology of valuation and evaluation.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Arnaud Mentré

Arnaud Mentré

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France; Consul General of France in Boston.

Research interests: International affairs; transatlantic relations; European security and NATO-Russia Council; US-EU sanction policy; compliance issues; anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) standards; foreign investment control; WTO; and OECD.

61 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138