Environment

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Faculty Associate. Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Harvard University Center for African Studies; Professor of History, Department of History;
Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: West African history; Islam in sub-Saharan Africa; comparative slavery; social history of alcohol; ecology; social history; and cultural history.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room 433
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-3425
p: (617) 496-3684
Sunil Amrith

Sunil Amrith

Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Department of South Asian Studies; Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions; history of public health and poverty; the history of migration; environmental history; and South and Southeast Asia.

1 Bow Street, 3rd floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5697
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
Theodore C. Bestor

Theodore C. Bestor

Faculty Associate. Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Food culture and globalization; cultural heritage preservation as an aspect of cultural diplomacy; markets and the cultural construction of economic institutions; global seafood industries and commodity chains; globalization of the food supply; natural resources and regimes of ownership; and Japan, Korea, East Asia, North America, and Europe.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S241
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8083
p: (617) 495-3220
David Bloom

David Bloom

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Research interests: Labor economics, health, demography, and the environment; linkages between health status and economic growth; the effects of population change on economic development; and the determinants of wages.

665 Huntington Avenue
Building 1-1110B
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-4056
Matthew Bunn

Matthew Bunn

Faculty Associate. Professor of Practice, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation control measures; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and policies to promote innovation in energy technologies.

1 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9916
Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Linguistics; cultural studies; gender; Yemeni poetics and politics; US men's movement; and water sustainability.

William James Hall 320
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8355
p: (617) 495-1886
William C. Clark

William C. Clark

Faculty Associate. Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human Development, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Science and sustainable development; social learning in international affairs; and institutions linking scientific knowledge and political action in the global environment.

79 JFK Street
L360B
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8963
p: (617) 495-3981
Richard N. Cooper

Richard N. Cooper

Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Management of the international economic system; global energy use, policies, and environmental issues; US-European and US-Japanese economics; and China and the world economy.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K215
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-5076
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Emmerich Davies

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; governance service provision by public and private actors; South Asian and Latin American politics; and education policy.

412 Gutman Hall
6 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4829
Rafael Di Tella

Rafael Di Tella

Faculty Associate. Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Corruption; crime; happiness; political economy; welfare state; and oil and energy.

Morgan Hall 283
15 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-5048
Rowan Flad

Rowan Flad

Faculty Associate. John E. Hudson Professor of Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The archaeology of ancient China from a comparative perspective, focusing on production and technology; mortuary analysis; archaeological landscapes; inter-regional interaction; and animal and plant domestication.

11 Divinity Avenue
Peabody Museum 57G
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-1966
Alison Frank Johnson

Alison Frank Johnson

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

Research interests: Modern Central European history; international history; and European environmental history.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4329
Jeffrey Frankel

Jeffrey Frankel

Faculty Associate. James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: International finance; monetary and fiscal policy; currencies; crises; commodities; international trade; and global environmental issues.

79 JFK Street
L217
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3834
Peter L. Galison

Peter L. Galison

Faculty Associate. Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.
Research interests: Research interests: the intersection between film and science; the complex interaction between the three principal subcultures of twentieth century physics—experimentation, instrumentation, and theory; and the powerful cross-currents between science and other fields.
1 Oxford Street
Science Center 468
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3544