WRC 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
Danielle N. Boaz

Danielle N. Boaz

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, Department of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Research interests: Colonial history; legal history; African and African diaspora religions; British Empire; Atlantic world; witchcraft; and race and ethnicity.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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 (on leave fall 2019); 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
Thomas David

Thomas David

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (fall 2019). Professor of International History, Institute of Political Studies, University of Lausanne.

Research interests: Global history; sociology of elites; colonial and postcolonial history; history of capitalism; transnational networks; and philanthropy.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
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: Slavery; punishment; penal regimes; and nineteenth-century Brazil and United States.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
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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
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5496
Mandy   Izadi

Mandy Izadi

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Broadbent Junior Research Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University.

Research interests: Indigenous history; environmental history; African American history; and race and ethnicity.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
André Roberto de A. Machado

André Roberto de A. Machado

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal de São Paulo.

Research interests: Compulsory labor; Brazil; the nineteenth century; indigenous history; free labor; and global labor history.

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, Emeritus, 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
Vanessa Ogle

Vanessa Ogle

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (spring 2020). Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley.

Research interests: Capitalism; political economy; globalization; empire and colonialism; rights and legal regimes; natural resources; and the environment.

1727 Cambridge Street, room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
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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.
Robinson Hall, L108
Cambridge, MA 02138
Zach Sell

Zach Sell

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (spring 2020). Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ), Brown University; Associate Producer, Firelight Films.

Research interests: US slavery; race and racism; British Empire; and capitalism.

17 Sumner Road, room 214
Cambridge, MA 02138
Israel G. Solares

Israel G. Solares

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (fall 2019). Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego (as of January 2020).

Research interests: History of capitalism; technical expertise; twentieth-century Americas; labor history; and environmental conflicts.

17 Sumner Road, room 214
Cambridge, MA 02138