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
Michael Borsk

Michael Borsk

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD Candidate, Department of History, Queen's University.

Research interests: Colonialism; capitalism; legal history; history of cartography; Indigenous-settler relations; and the Great Lakes region.

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; 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
Mandy   Izadi

Mandy Izadi

Visiting 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
Malcolm Jenkins

Malcolm Jenkins

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Football Player, New Orleans Saints; Founder, Malcolm Jenkins Foundation.
Research interests: Criminal justice reform; and lasting social and economic repercussions of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.
Ravinder Kaur

Ravinder Kaur

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH).
Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.

Research interests: Emerging markets; frontiers of capitalism; investment destination; commodification; nation brand; economic reforms; cultural nationalism; India Inc.; Brand India; third world; and the Global South.

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
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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
Jayita Sarkar

Jayita Sarkar

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.

Research interests: US foreign relations history; twentieth-century South Asia; nuclear technologies; and connected partitions.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Ann-Sophie Schoepfel

Ann-Sophie Schoepfel

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Visiting Professor, Department of History, Sciences Po, Paris.

Research interests: International law; humanitarianism; migration; and cultural history.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Graeme Thompson

Graeme Thompson

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). DPhil, Department of History, St. Antony’s College, Oxford.
Research interests: History of empire and imperial expansion; Anglo-American liberalism and foreign policy; and ideas of world order from the nineteenth century to the present.
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.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Hatice  Yıldız

Hatice Yıldız

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Lecturer, School of History, Classics and Archeology, University of Edinburgh.

Research interests: Gender history; global labor studies; histories of industrialization; professions; the late Ottoman Empire; and British India.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138