History

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
Pierre Bélanger

Pierre Bélanger

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

Research interests: The intersection of territory, infrastructure, media, mapping, history, conflict, and power.

48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4021
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. 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
Vincent Brown

Vincent Brown

Faculty Associate. Charles Warren Professor of American History, Department of History; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Sources, circuits, and aftereffects of the African slave revolt in the Atlantic world.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S430
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tomiko  Brown-Nagin

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Faculty Associate. Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Co-Director, Program in Law and History, Department of History; Professor of History, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Constitutional law; constitutional and social history; civil rights movements in the Atlantic world; immigration and social mobility; comparative education law and policy.

1575 Massachusetts Avenue
Hauser 310
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-5982
Eric Chaney

Eric Chaney

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic history and economic development of the Middle East; applied econometrics; and religion, politics, and institutional change.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center 231
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 495-2838
Genevieve Clutario

Genevieve Clutario

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Assistant Professor, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Cultural and social history of imperialism and Asia, with an emphasis on the Philippines and United States and Spanish empires; transnational approaches to gender, race, and colonialism particularly in relation to Filipino histories; Asian immigration and diasporas; US empire; comparative colonialisms; and material and visual cultures.

Robinson 217
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3035
Mark C. Elliott

Mark C. Elliott

Faculty Associate. Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Department of History; Vice Provost for International Affairs;
Director, Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern Chinese history; historical relations between China and Inner Asia; Chinese frontier history; and comparative ethnic identity and nationalism.

2 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5343
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
Jeremy S.  Friedman

Jeremy S. Friedman

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Business, Government, and International Economy Unit, Harvard Business School.

Research interests: Soviet and Russian history; modern Chinese history; Cold War; economic and political development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America; decolonization; international relations; modern intellectual history; history of Marxism; political movements and ideologies; and revolutionary movements.

Morgan Hall 291
Boston, MA 02163
p: (617) 495-6921
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
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Arunabh Ghosh

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of History, Harvard University.
Research interests: Modern Chinese history; socioeconomic history; history of science; statistics; dams; and China-India history.
1727 Cambridge Street
room E113
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7957