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Christopher L. Carter's dissertation receives the 2021 APSA Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in the Comparative Study of Democracy

October 3, 2021
Harvard Academy Scholar (AY2020–2022) Christopher L. Carter's dissertation "States of Extraction: The Emergence and Effects of Indigenous Autonomy in the Americas" receives the American Political Science Association's Section on Democracy and Autocracy 2021 Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in the Comparative Study of Democracy. Details here. Read more about Christopher L. Carter's dissertation receives the 2021 APSA Juan Linz Prize for Best Dissertation in the Comparative Study of Democracy
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Professor George Paul Meiu appointed as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy

July 2, 2021

The Harvard Academy welcomes Professor George Paul Meiu as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Professor Meiu is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology and a Professor of African and African American Studies in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. He is on sabbatical for AY20212022 and will join us the following year.

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Professor David R. Armitage appointed as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy

July 2, 2021
The Harvard Academy welcomes Professor David R. Armitage as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Professor Armitage is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History in the Department of History and Interim Chair of the Standing Committee on Degrees in Social Studies at Harvard University.
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Professor Timothy J. Colton appointed Chair of the Harvard Academy

July 1, 2021

On July 1, 2021, Professor Timothy J. Colton became the new Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Professor Colton is the Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies in the Department of Government at Harvard University. He has served as a Senior Scholar since AY19931994 and served as Interim Chair in AY20152016 and in Spring 2018. Welcome Professor Colton to your new role as Chair.

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Professor Steven Caton steps down as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy

June 30, 2021
On June 30, 2021, Professor Steven Caton steps down as a Senior Scholar of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Professor Caton has been a Senior Scholar since AY20082009 and he will continue at Harvard University as the Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies.