Migration & Immigration

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
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of African American Religions, Harvard Divinity School.

Research interests: Ethnography of transnational religions; African diaspora religious studies; transnational feminisms; anthropology of media and the internet; postcolonial and critical theory; anthropology of the Caribbean and Latin America; media, film, and cultural studies; and race, gender, and sexuality.

45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-8096
Jacqueline Bhabha

Jacqueline Bhabha

Faculty Associate. Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population;
Director of Research, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: Migration and human rights; child protection; adolescent resilience and positive deviance; and stigma, discrimination, and resilience within Europe’s Roma community.

651 Huntington Avenue, 7th floor
Boston, MA 02115
p: (617) 432-1177
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
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
Alejandro de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018); Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Afro-Latin American Studies. Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics, Department of History;
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative slavery and race relations in the Americas; the evolution of slave regimes in a comparative perspective; and the intersections between race, nation, and citizenship in Latin America.

12 Quincy Street
Barker Center
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-0681
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson

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

Research interests: Comparative education; community development; education in armed conflict, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa; migration; and transnationalism.

Gutman 457
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8142
Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and History and Literature, Harvard University.
Research Interests: Contemporary US Latino/a literature and cultures; Caribbean literature and cultures; performance studies; race and ethnicity; transnational feminism; migration; human rights; and Dominican and Dominican diaspora studies.
Barker Center 147
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0801
Michael J. Hiscox

Michael J. Hiscox

Faculty Associate. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Research interests: International political economy; trade; economic sanctions; immigration; corporate social responsibility; and globalization.
1737 Cambridge Street, room K210
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2605
Kane

Ousmane Kane

Faculty Associate. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School;
Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research interests: The study of Islam and Muslim societies in Africa; religion and transnational migration; and Islamic intellectual history.

Andover Hall
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018). Gates Professor of Developing Societies, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic development and growth; incentives for the development of vaccines for developing countries; and migration.

Littauer
M-20
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9145
Mary D. Lewis

Mary D. Lewis

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Robert Walton Goelet Professor of French History, Department of History, Harvard University; Faculty Affiliate, Harvard Law School.

Research interests: European overseas empires and their aftermaths, eighteenth century to present; modern France; French Empire in the Caribbean, South America, and North Africa; decolonization; sovereignty and legal pluralism; and international migration and citizenship.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5428
p: (617) 998-5428
Jacob Olupona

Jacob Olupona

Faculty Associate. Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Religious practices of African immigrants to the United States.

42 Francis Ave.
Room 114
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8221
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
Fernando M. Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers

Faculty Associate. Ford Foundation Professor of International Education; Director, International Education Policy Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Research interests: International and comparative education; instructional improvement in high-poverty schools; democratic citizenship education; and educational innovation and social entrepreneurship.

Gutman 461
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4817