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Professor Melani Cammett steps down as Chair of the Harvard Academy & will be appointed Director of the Weatherhead Center

June 30, 2021
On June 30, 2021, Professor Melani Cammett stepped down as Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, although she will remain a Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor Cammett will take up a new position as Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs on July 1, 2021. Congratulations to Professor Cammett on her new appointment.
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Guadalupe Tuñón's dissertation receives the 2020 APSA Mancur Olson Prize for Best Dissertation & 2020 APSA Aaron Wildavsky Award for Best Dissertation

September 13, 2020
Harvard Academy Scholar (AY2018–2019) Guadalupe Tuñón's dissertation "When the Church Votes Left: The Electoral Consequences of Progressive Religion" receives the American Political Science Association's Section on Political Economy 2020 Mancur Olson Prize for Best Dissertation and the American Political Science Association's Section on Religion and Politics 2020 Aaron Wildavsky Award for Best Dissertation in Religion and Politics. Details... Read more about Guadalupe Tuñón's dissertation receives the 2020 APSA Mancur Olson Prize for Best Dissertation & 2020 APSA Aaron Wildavsky Award for Best Dissertation
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Jeffrey S. Kahn's and Noora Lori's books co-receive the 2020 APSA Migration and Citizenship Section Book Award

September 13, 2020
Harvard Academy Scholar (AY2013–2015) Jeffrey S. Kahn's book Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire and Harvard Academy Scholar (AY2013–2014, Fall 2016, & Spring 2019) Noora Lori’s book Offshore Citizens: Permanent Temporary Status in the Gulf co-receive the American Political Science Association's 2020 Migration and Citizenship Section Book Award. Details ... Read more about Jeffrey S. Kahn's and Noora Lori's books co-receive the 2020 APSA Migration and Citizenship Section Book Award