20th Century

Edwin Ackerman

Edwin Ackerman

Visiting Fellow Spring 2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Syracuse University
Dr. Edwin Ackerman uses comparative-historical methods to understand how political identities form and become operative. He has studied this process in two... Read more about Edwin Ackerman
Judith Froelich

Judith Froelich

Thyssen Postdoctoral Fellow (spring 2018)
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Zurich
Research Interests: Japanese premodern and modern history; and transnational history.
Justin F. Jackson

Justin F. Jackson

Visiting Fellow, WIGH
Assistant Professor of History, Bard College at Simon’s Rock
Research Interests: United States in the world; US empire; global labor history; war and society; Cuba; and Philippines.
Ritesh Jaiswal

Ritesh Jaiswal

Graduate Research Fellow, Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Delhi
Research Interests: History of South and Southeast Asian Migration in Global Perspective, Labour history, Kangani and Maistry systems of Migration.
Ablaye Diouf

Ablaye Diouf

Volkswagen Global Fellow 2017, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
PhD Candidate, Ecole Doctorale Etudes sur l’Homme et la Société (ET.HO.S), Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar-Senegal
Research Interests: Youth issues and youth employment in Africa, especially sub-Saharan Africa; public policy related to vocational training; and sustainable... Read more about Ablaye Diouf
Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian

Visiting Fellow, WIGH
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow
Associate Professor, Department of History, Wellesley College
Research Interests: History of international political economy; social movements; and the power of ideas.

Victor Seow

Research Fellow, WIGH; WCFIA Graduate Student Associate
Samuel P. Huntington Doctoral Dissertation Fellow
PhD Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Energy in empire and its aftermath, focusing on the rise of the Manchurian fossil fuel industry....

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Jean-Philippe Dedieu

Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). Research Fellow, Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences; Visiting Scholar, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University.

Research interests: African history; African migrations; world history; comparative politics; and historical and ethnographic methodology.

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Jie Yang

Associate Professor, East China Normal University
Global Fellow at Harvard, 2014-2015

Research Interests: The dissemination of Modern Chinese culture in the United States; and Modern Chinese mineral-resource development and foreign trade from...

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