The following Harvard faculty accepted invitations to be WCFIA Faculty Associates during the 2020–2021 academic year:
Daniel E. Agbiboa, Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University. Insurgency and political violence in Africa; informal economy, nonstate governance, and urban change; mobility and immobility; and youth politics.
Mary Travis Bassett, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population; Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Advancing health equity.
Kevin Croke, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The politics of health in developing countries.
Xavier Gabaix, Pershing Square Professor of Economics and Finance, Department of Economics, Harvard University. Finance; macroeconomics; and behavioral economics.
Gautam Nair, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School. Comparative and international political economy; distributive politics; business-government relations; and South Asia.
Giuseppe J. Raviola, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Director, The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital. Mental health care delivery in the context of global health; child and adolescent mental health; humanitarian crises, disasters, and responses; and comparative psychiatry.
Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University. Knowledge production and circulation between Mexico and India; medical professionals and social movements; and science and development projects in the twentieth-century Global South.
David Y. Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University. Understanding the forces of stability and forces of changes in modern authoritarian regimes, particularly in China.
Left to right: Mary Travis Bassett, Kevin Croke, David Y. Yang, Daniel E. Agbiboa, Gautam Nair, Giuseppe J. Raviola, Gabriela Soto Laveaga, and Xavier Gabaix. Credit: Kristin Caulfield