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Professor Melani Cammett appointed Chair of the Harvard Academy

June 27, 2018

On July 1, 2018, Professor Melani Cammett became the new Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Professor Cammett is the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government and Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population. She has served as a Senior Scholar since January 2015 and was an Academy Scholar in 2005-2006 and 2007-2008. Welcome Professor Cammett to your new...

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Open Letter from the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

April 18, 2018

Dear President Drew Faust,
Dear President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow,
Dear Dean Michael D. Smith,
Dear Dean Claudine Gay,

The Senior Scholars and Academy Scholars of the Harvard Academy are deeply troubled by the serious allegations of sexual harassment against Professor Jorge I. Domínguez, raised in the February 27, 2018 and...

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Professor Timothy J. Colton appointed Interim Chair of the Harvard Academy

March 5, 2018

On March 4, 2018, Professor Colton agreed to serve as the Interim Chair of the Harvard Academy until June 30, 2018. Professor Colton is the Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University. He also serves as the Chair, Canada Program Faculty Steering Committee, is a Weatherhead Center Faculty Associate, and a Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.

He replaces Professor Jorge I. Domínguez who has been placed on administrative leave.

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