WRC Global Transformations (WIGH)

Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean rim.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S436
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7683
Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology,
Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The making and unmaking of colonial society; the nature of the postcolony; the late modern world viewed from the Global South; and southern Africa.

Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2519
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
Alexander Geelen

Alexander Geelen

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (Fall 2021). PhD Researcher, International Institute of Social History and Free University of Amsterdam.

Research interests: Global, social, and colonial history; early modern Dutch colonial empire; Ghana; Kerala; diversity; empire; and mobility regulation.

1727 Cambridge 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
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Charles S. Maier

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (emeritus). Leverett Saltonstall Research Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern European history; US-Europe relations; political economy; and world history projects.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5404
p: (617) 998-5404
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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
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Francesca Viano

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD, History of Political Thought, University of Perugia.

Research interests: The origins of the United States in light of the Federalist party’s engagement with the world.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138