20th Century

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
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
Neil Brenner

Neil Brenner

Professor of Urban Theory, Harvard Graduate School of Design
WCFIA Faculty Associate

Neil Brenner is Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD).  His writing and teaching focus on the theoretical,...

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Gund Hall
48 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-2521
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
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
Thomas David

Thomas David

Visiting Scholar, Fall 2019, WIGH
Professor of Social and Politica Sciences, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

During his stay at the WCFIA, Thomas David will complete his monograph on the history of the International Chamber of...

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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.

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.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3586
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