Slavery

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
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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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

Daniel Barcia

Undergraduate Associate; Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Department of History, Harvard College.

Research interests: The uprising of a runaway slave community in Florida during the Second Seminole War.

J. Bohorquez

Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). PhD, Department of History, European University Institute.

Research interests: History of Europe during early modern times, particularly the political economy of the Iberian Empires; global capital; merchant networks; slave traffic; Asian trade; and global cities.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E209
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0928
Pepijn Brandon

Pepijn Brandon

Visiting Fellow 2017-2018, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations
Senior Researcher, International Institute of Social History
Assistant Professor, History Department, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
Research Interests: The history of Dutch capitalism in global comparative perspective; war and economic development; and slavery.

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
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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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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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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Zach Sell

Zach Sell

Visiting Fellow, Spring 2020, WIGH
Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ), Brown University
Associate Producer, Firelight Films

Zach Sell received his PhD in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently an associate producer for Firelight Films...

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