Latin America

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
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
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
Sibylle Duhautois

Sibylle Duhautois

2016-2017 WIGH Affiliate
2016-2017 Visiting Fellow, History Department, Harvard University
PhD Candidate in History, Paris Institute of Political Studies, France

Sibylle Duhautois graduated from Sciences Po and holds a Master degree in History. Since 2012 she works in the Futurepol project as a research assistant....

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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

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics
Professor of African and African American Studies and of History
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University
Institute of Afro-Latin American Studies
104 Mt. Auburn St, 3R Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 495-8511
p: (617) 496-0681

Tamar Herzog

Faculty Associate (on leave 2015–2016). Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs; Professor, Department of History; Radcliffe Alumnae Professor, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Research interests: The relationship between Spain, Portugal, and Latin America in the early modern period.

1730 Cambridge Street
room S425
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4780
Martine Jean

Martine Jean

Visiting Fellow 2018-2019, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Visiting Fellow, Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University

During her stay at the WCFIA, Martine Jean will complete her monograph on the advent of the penitentiary in Brazil with a focus on the Casa de Correção (...

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Liliana Obregón

Liliana Obregón

WIGH Visiting Fellow, Spring 2017
Santo Domingo Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2016
Associate Professor in International Law, University of Los Andes Law School, Colombia

Liliana Obregón is professor of law at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. She has a degree in law from the same university, an MA from...

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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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Israel G. Solares

Israel G. Solares

Visiting Fellow, Fall 2019, WIGH
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego (starting January 2020)
Israel G. Solares received his PhD in 2018 from El Colegio de México. He has been a Visiting Researcher and Research Associate at the Kellogg Institute... Read more about Israel G. Solares