Politics

Graham T.  Allison, Jr.

Graham T. Allison, Jr.

Faculty Associate. Douglas Dillon Professor of Government; Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests:  United States foreign policy; preventing “loose nukes” in Russia; promoting democratization and marketization in Russia; and US-Russian-European relations.

79 JFK Street
L368
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-6099
James E. Alt

James E. Alt

Faculty Associate (emeritus). Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Emeritus, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; and interaction of voters, political parties, institutions, financial markets, and fiscal policies in industrial democracies.

1737 Cambridge Street
Room K307
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2184
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
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
Matthew Blackwell

Matthew Blackwell

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018). Assistant Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political methodology; historical political economy; American politics; and historical persistence of beliefs.

1737 Cambridge Street, K305
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2426
Blau

Eve Blau

Faculty Associate. Adjunct Professor of the History of Urban Form, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Research interests: Modern architecture and urbanism; post-industrial and post-socialist urban transitions; Central and Eastern Europe; and urban design and planning.

48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-0170
Suzanne Blier

Suzanne Blier

Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018). Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts, Department of History of Art and Architecture; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Research interests: Politics, urban planning, economics, art, and technology in the Yoruba area of early southwestern Nigeria.

485 Broadway
Sackler Museum
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-2377
Lawrence D. Bobo

Lawrence D. Bobo

Faculty Associate. W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of Sociology and Department of African and African American Studies;
Chair, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Race; ethnicity; politics; and social inequality.

1370 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-7778
Bonikowski

Bart Bonikowski

Director, Undergraduate Student Programs; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism. Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Nationalism; populism; political discourse; symbolic aspects of political institutions; and computational and relational methods in cultural and political sociology.

William James Hall 636
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-5794
p: (617) 496-5029
R.  Nicholas Burns

R. Nicholas Burns

Faculty Associate. Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Diplomacy; international politics; international power structure; US foreign policy; nuclear weapons and the Middle East.

79 JFK Street
Mailbox #54
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8963
Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and non-state actors; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Filipe Campante

Filipe Campante

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Politics, inequality and redistribution; media and politics; education and political participation; and population and politics.

79 JFK Street
L203
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8753
p: (617) 384-7968
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
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