United States

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
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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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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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


Marcelo Ferraro

PhD Candidate in History, Universidade de São Paulo
Global Fellow at Harvard University, 2015

Marcelo Ferraro has a degree in Law and in History from the University of São Paulo and is currently a student in the graduate program in social history....

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Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
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.

Sheng Li

PhD Candidate in History, East China Normal University
Global Fellow at Harvard, 2016

Research interests:
Population history of America, especially the aging population, from a historical and global perspective

Vanessa Ogle

Vanessa Ogle

Visiting Fellow, Spring 2020, WIGH
Associate Professor of History, University of California Berkeley

Vanessa Ogle is a historian of Europe from the 18th century to the present. She is received her PhD from Harvard University and is currently Associate...

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Tâmis Parron

Tâmis Parron

Assistant Professor of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
2016-2017 Volkswagen Global Fellow, WIGH

Tamis Parron is the WIGH Volkswagen Global Fellow.  He received his PhD from the University of Sao Paulo in 2015, where his...

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