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 role as Chair.
Many thanks to Professor Timothy J. Colton who served as Interim Chair while the search was conducted.