Director, Center for History and Economics; Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018); 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.
Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave 2017–2018); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, 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.
Interim Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Canada Program Faculty Steering Committee; Faculty Associate. 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... Read more about Timothy J. Colton
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.