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Sven Beckert

Sven Beckert

Laird Bell Professor of American History, Harvard University; WCFIA Faculty Associate

Professor Beckert's research and teaching focus on the history of the United States in the nineteenth century, with a particular emphasis on the history...

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Robinson Hall
Room 119
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617.495.0697
Charles Maier

Charles Maier

Research Professor of History, Harvard University; WCFIA Faculty Associate

Maier is Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History at Harvard and served as director of CES from 1994-2001 and in the fall of 2006. Maier will teach...

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Center for European Studies
Room 121
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617.495.4303 x273
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
Emmanuel Akyeampong

Emmanuel Akyeampong

Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies
Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies
WCFIA Faculty Associate
Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S433
1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-3684
Westenley Alcenat

Westenley Alcenat

WIGH Associate 2015-2016
PhD Candidate in History, Columbia University

Westenley (Wes) Alcenat is a PhD candidate in history at Columbia University in New York City. His research interest is in comparative U.S and Caribbean...

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Felipe Alfonso

Felipe Alfonso

PhD Candidate in History, Universidade de São Paulo
Global Fellow at Harvard University, Spring 2019
Felipe Rodrigues Alfonso has a Bachelor's Degree in History at the University of Sao Paulo with partial completion at the University Paris-Sorbonne IV, a... Read more about Felipe Alfonso
Mou Banerjee

Mou Banerjee

Associate, Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor of History, Clemson University

Mou Banerjee received her PhD from Harvard University in 2018, where she recently received the Harold K. Gross award, which is granted annually by the...

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Daniel Barcia

Undergraduate Associate; Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Department of History, Harvard College.

Research interests: The uprising of a runaway slave community in Florida during the Second Seminole War.

Jessica Barnard

Coordinator, Prize Fellowships in Economics, History, and Politics; Program Administrator, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History.
1727 Cambridge Street
Room E211, Mailbox #4
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8923
Jody Benjamin

Jody Benjamin

WIGH Graduate Research Fellow, 2013
Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside

Jody Benjamin is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside. He received his PhD from Harvard University in the...

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Danielle N. Boaz

Danielle N. Boaz

Visiting Fellow, WIGH
Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Danielle N. Boaz is an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies in the area of social justice, human rights, and the law at the...

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J. Bohorquez

Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). PhD, Department of History, European University Institute.

Research interests: History of Europe during early modern times, particularly the political economy of the Iberian Empires; global capital; merchant networks; slave traffic; Asian trade; and global cities.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E209
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0928