Affiliates

Rodrigo Barrenechea

Rodrigo Barrenechea

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Challenges to Democracy. PhD, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Research interests: Populism; political representation; political parties; Latin America; institutions; and multimethods research.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Robert J. Barro

Robert J. Barro

Faculty Associate. Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: The interplay between religion and political economy; and the impact of rare disasters on asset markets and macroeconomic activity.

Littauer 218
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3203
Robert H. Bates

Robert H. Bates

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Eaton Research Professor of the Science of Government, Emeritus, Department of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies, Emeritus, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development, particularly in Africa; and violence and state failure.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 496-0919
Julie Battilana

Julie Battilana

Faculty Associate. Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Hybrid organizations that diverge from typical corporations and not-for-profits by combining aspects of both at their core. 

Morgan Hall 327
Soldiers Field Park
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-6113
Matthew Baum

Matthew Baum

Faculty Associate. Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communications; Professor of Public Policy, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Domestic sources of foreign policy; influence of mass media and public opinion on democratic conflict behavior; and variations in democratic electoral institutions.

79 JFK Street
T244
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8696
p: 617-495-1291
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Angie M. Bautista-Chavez

Executive Committee; Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Domestic and international politics of immigration regulation and control.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K219
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jason Beckfield

Jason Beckfield

Faculty Associate. Chair; Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Impact of European integration on economic inequality and the welfare state; the evolution of the network structure of international organizations; and the social determinants of health inequalities.

WJH 550
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3895
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Aaron Bekemeyer

Graduate Research Fellow, Canada Program; Graduate Research Associate, Center for History and Economics. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Twentieth-century US history; politics; policing and prisons; the state and state building; labor; and urban history.

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Stefan Beljean

Stefan Beljean

Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion. PhD, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Evaluation and performance measures; and sociology of culture and organizations.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Adi Ben Shach

Adi Ben Shach

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Strategic Consultant.

Research interests: Fake news; influence; information revolution; public opinion; democracies; tools; and future.

61 Kirkland Street, room 208
Cambridge, MA 02138
Silvia Benedito

Silvia Benedito

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: The role of atmosphere, weather, and sensation in the design disciplines of landscape architecture and urbanism.

48 Quincy Street
Gund Hall 415
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0949
Augustin Bergeron

Augustin Bergeron

Graduate Student Affiliate. PhD Candidate, Program in Political Economy and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Development economics; public economics; political economy; and economic history.

Carleigh Beriont

Carleigh Beriont

Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University.

Research interests: American religious history; religion and politics; US empire; Pacific/Oceania; mission studies; religion, ethnicity, and race; nuclear testing; and decolonization.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138