Civil Society

Ekiert

Grzegorz Ekiert

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Civil society development in new democracies in Central Europe and East Asia; and patterns of transformations in the post-Communist world.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5420
p: (617) 998-5420
Candelaria Garay

Candelaria Garay

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.
Research interests: Latin American politics; social policy; political parties; social movements; and subnational variation in policy implementation.
79 JFK St
Cambridge MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8315
Michael Hooper

Michael Hooper

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Research interests: Comparative politics; urban planning and policy; urbanization and development; participatory governance; and civil society.
Gund Hall 312
48 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2602
Lisa McGirr

Lisa McGirr

Faculty Associate. Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Twentieth-century United States, with an emphasis on politics and social movements; reform movements; intersection of religion and politics; state and civil society; and the United States and the world.

35 Quincy Street
Robinson Hall
Room 108
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-4866
p: (617) 496-2013
Robert D. Putnam

Robert D. Putnam

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Emeritus, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: The changing role of religion in civic life; the implications of immigration for American communities; and the growing inequality among American youth.
79 JFK Street
T374
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-1589
p: (617) 495-0539
Michael Sandel

Michael Sandel

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: Political philosophy; theory and practice of democracy; markets and morals; citizenship and civic education; and globalization and political culture.
1737 Cambridge Street
Room K432
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-0438
p: (617) 495-2097
Theda Skocpol

Theda Skocpol

Faculty Associate. Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Departments of Government and of Sociology, Harvard University.
Research interests: US politics and public policy in historical and comparative perspective; and civic engagement in democracies.
1737 Cambridge Street
Room K416
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-0966
Kirsten Weld

Kirsten Weld

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of History, Harvard University.
Research interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American history; US-Latin American relations; social movements; and the politics of memory, archival access, and history writing.
1730 Cambridge Street
Room S419
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4360