Organization

The leadership of The Harvard Academy includes a Chair and a committee of Senior Scholars appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The Senior Scholars of The Harvard Academy are senior Harvard faculty representing several social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, history, political science, and sociology) and world regions. They mentor Academy Scholars in residence, participate in Harvard Academy events, and serve on the selection committee for the Academy Scholars Program.

Current Senior Scholars

  • Sunil AmrithMehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies; Professor of History
  • Melani Cammett, Professor of Government
  • Steven Caton, Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies
  • Timothy J. Colton, Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies; on sabbatical 2016–2017
  • Jorge I. Domínguez, Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico
  • Grzegorz Ekiert, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
  • Nathan Nunn, Professor of Economics; on sabbatical 2016–2017
  • Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute
  • Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics; Director, Program on U.S.­-Japan Relations
  • Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology
  • Arne WestadS.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations

Former Senior Scholars

  • Henry Rosovsky, Chairman, Harvard Academy, 1986–996; Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Emeritus
  • Samuel P. Huntington, Chairman, Harvard Academy, 1996–2004; Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor (deceased)
  • Robert H. Bates, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies
  • John H. Coatsworth, Provost; Professor of International and Public Affairs and of History, Columbia University
  • Henrietta Harrison, University Lecturer in Modern Chinese Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, St Cross College, University of Oxford
  • Engseng Ho, Professor of Anthropology and of History, Duke University
  • Elisabeth Köll, Associate Professor of Business Administration
  • Roderick MacFarquhar, Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science
  • Sally Falk Moore, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Anthropology, Emerita
  • Roy Mottahedeh, Gurney Professor of History
  • Edward Roger Owen, A.J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus
  • Dwight H. Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus
  • James Robinson, David Florence Professor of Government
  • Nadav Safran, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies (deceased)
  • Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor
  • Mary M. Steedly, Professor of Anthropology
  • Adam Ulam, Gurney Professor of History and Political Science (deceased)
  • Ezra F. Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus
  • John Womack, Jr., Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics, Emeritus

Current Administration

  • Kathleen Hoover, Program Coordinator
  • Bruce V. Jackan, Executive Officer

Former Administration

  • Chester D. Haskell, Executive Secretary, 1986–2000
  • James Clem, Executive Officer, 2001–2006
  • Laurence Winnie, Executive Officer, 2007–2014