Labor

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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Cambridge, MA 02138
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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
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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Holger Droessler

Holger Droessler

WIGH Associate
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Bard College
Ph.D., Harvard (2015)

Research Interests: 19th-century U.S. history, colonialism, global labor history, Pacific history


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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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.
Heeho Kim

Heeho Kim

WIGH Visiting Scholar, Fall 2013
Professor of Economic History, Kyungpook National University, Korea

Research Interests: Slavery (Nobi) and labor markets in Chosun Korea, the 17th-19th century; money and prices in Chosun...

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