20th Century

Walter Friedman

Walter Friedman

Lecturer of Business Administration
Director, Business History Initiative, Harvard Business School

Walter A. Friedman is Director of the Business History Initiative and Lecturer.  He edits Business History Review ...

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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.
Omar Gueye

Omar Gueye

Visiting Scholar, Fall 2017
WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Professor of History, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal

Research interests: Labor in postwar French West Africa; and social history in Africa.

Michael Homberg

Michael Homberg

Visiting Fellow Spring 2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne

Michael Homberg has studied Modern and Medieval History, German Philology and Political Sciences at the University of Cologne,...

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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.
Jaewoong Jeon

Jaewoong Jeon

Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
PhD, Department of History, University of Chicago
Jaewoong Jeon received his PhD in History from the University of Chicago in 2021. His work focuses on the history of capitalism in Korea and Taiwan,... Read more about Jaewoong Jeon
Alex Keyssar

Alex Keyssar

Matthew W. Stirling, Jr., Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy. An historian by training, he has specialized in the...

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Johannes Knierzinger

Johannes Knierzinger

Visiting Scholar, 2018-2019, WIGH
Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France