Steering Committee

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
David J. Harris

David J. Harris

Managing Director Emeritus, Charles Hamilton Houston Center for Race and Justice, Harvard Law School
David J. Harris is the Managing Director Emeritus of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice and a lecturer at Harvard Law School. Prior to... Read more about David J. Harris
Steven Levitsky

Steven Levitsky

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies, Department of Government; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: Latin American politics; parties and party systems; and democracy and democratization.

1737 Cambridge Street, room K204
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8292
p: (617) 495-9997
Nathan Nunn

Nathan Nunn

Faculty Associate (on leave 2021–2022); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Frederic E. Abbe Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Research interests: Economic development; political economy; economic history; and Africa.

1805 Cambridge Street
Littauer Center M-29
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 495-8570
p: (617) 496-4958
Stephen Ortega

Stephen Ortega

Visiting Scholar, 2018-2019, WIGH; Visiting Fellow, 2019-2021, WIGH
Associate Professor of History, Simmons College
Director of the Graduate Program in History/Archives Management, Simmons College

Stephen Ortega is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Graduate Program in History/Archives...

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