Harvard Academy Senior Scholars

Sunil Amrith

Sunil Amrith

Director, Center for History and Economics; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar.
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Department of South Asian Studies; Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Transregional movement of people, ideas, and institutions; history of public health and poverty; the history of migration; environmental history; and South and Southeast Asia.

1 Bow Street, 3rd floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5697
Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Comparative politics; political economy of development; religion and ethnicity; governance and welfare by public, private, and non-state actors; and Middle East politics.

1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-9849
Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Linguistics; cultural studies; gender; Yemeni poetics and politics; US men's movement; and water sustainability. Read more about Steven Caton

William James Hall 320
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8355
p: (617) 495-1886
Timothy J. Colton

Timothy J. Colton

Faculty Associate (on leave 2016–2017); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political leadership in post-Communist countries; parties and mass politics in Russia; and the interaction between domestic and international politics in the post-Soviet space. Read more about Timothy J. Colton

1737 Cambridge Street
Room K156
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-9592
p: (617) 495-4345
Jorge I. Domínguez

Jorge I. Domínguez

Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: International and domestic politics in Latin America.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K216
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-5982
Grzegorz Ekiert

Grzegorz Ekiert

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Civil society development in new democracies in Central Europe and East Asia; and patterns of transformations in the post-Communist world.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8509
p: (617) 495-4303 x213
Nathan Nunn

Nathan Nunn

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2016–2017); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: International trade; economic development; and economic history.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center M-29
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 496-4958
Elizabeth J. Perry

Elizabeth J. Perry

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Department of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University.

Research interests: Contentious politics; the history of the Chinese revolution and its contemporary legacy; and the politics of higher education and cultural governance in China.

1727 Cambridge Street
Room E306
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-0438
p: (617) 496-4536
Susan J. Pharr

Susan J. Pharr

Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: The social basis for democracy in Japan; comparative political behavior; comparative politics of industrial nations; and democratization and social change in Japan and Asia. Read more about Susan J. Pharr

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S238
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8083
p: (617) 495-9992
Ajantha Subramanian

Ajantha Subramanian

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy; colonialism and postcoloniality; political ecology; space; citizenship; meritocracy; South Asia; and South Asian diaspora.

William James Hall 384
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8041
p: (617) 496-9647
Arne Westad

Arne Westad

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School.

Research interests: Contemporary international history; and eastern Asian region.

79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-8157