Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH)

Jessica Barnard

Jessica Barnard

Administrator, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) and Weatherhead Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy.
1727 Cambridge Street
Room E211
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8923
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
Marcelo Ferraro

Marcelo Ferraro

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (fall 2019). PhD Candidate, Department of Social History, Universidade de São Paulo.

Research interests: The history of slave owners in the coffee-producing Paraíba Valley, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in the nineteenth century, focusing on architecture and social life in urban spaces.

Norberto Ferreras

Norberto Ferreras

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Associate Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.

Research interests: Global contemporary forms of contemporary slavery; and forced labor legislation on Europe, Africa, and Latin America.

1727 Cambridge Street
Room E210, Mailbox #17
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5496
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Charles S. Maier

Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Leverett Saltonstall 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

Visiting Scholar, 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.
1727 Cambridge Street
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.... Read more about Francesca Viano

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138