19th Century

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
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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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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Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University
Co-Chair, WIGH

Bose's field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. His books...

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CGIS South
Room S436
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617.384.7683
Bruno Carvalho

Bruno Carvalho

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures
Affiliated Professor in African and African American Studies
Affiliated Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design

Bruno Carvalho works on cities as lived and imagined spaces. He studies...

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518 Boylston Hall
By appointment
Amitava Chowdhury

Amitava Chowdhury

2013-2014 WIGH Fellow
Associate Professor of History, Queen's University, Canada

Amitava Chowdhury is an historian and historical archaeologist of agrarian labour regimes and colonial plantations in the British Caribbean and the Indian...

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Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies
Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology
Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University; Co-Chair, WIGH

Jean Comaroff was educated at the University of Cape Town and the London School of Economics. After a spell as research fellow in medical...

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Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2519

Pim de Zwart

WIGH Global Fellow
PhD Candidate in History, International Institute of Social History, the Netherlands

Pim de Zwart studied (economic) history at Utrecht University, the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and the London School of Economics. He...

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1727 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138
p: 617-496-3586
Julio Decker

Julio Decker

WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Lecturer in North American History, University of Bristol, UK

Research interests: The transnational history of American and German colonial railways, 1884–1918.