Affiliates

Michele Lamont

Michèle Lamont

Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African & African America Studies, Harvard University.
Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

Research interests: Inequality, race and ethnicity, the evaluation of social science knowledge, and the impact of neoliberalism on advanced industrial societies.
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@mlamont6
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Adrien Abecassis

Fellow, UCLA Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, at Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Director of Research, Paris Peace Forum.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2020).
Associate, Weatherhead Scholars Program (2019-2020).

Research interests: Diplomacy, international cooperation and relations, European affairs, governance, public opinion, and populism.... Read more about Adrien Abecassis

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Gbemisola Abiola

Graduate Student Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (2021-2022); Ph.D. candidate in African and African-American Studies Department, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2022).

Research interests: Critical terrorism studies, anthropologies of political violence, forced migration and displacement studies and post-conflict reconstruction.    

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@geesolar
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Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey

Assistant Professor, McGill University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies, Canada Program (2018-2019).

Research interests: Immigration, civil rights, racial identity, radicalism, surveillance and state power—within a North American diasporic frame.

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Merih Angin

Assistant Professor of International Relations, Koç University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (2018-2019).

Research interests: International political economy, international organizations with a particular focus on the IMF and the World Bank, international development, migration, SOE privatizations, investment arbitration, AI, statistical methods, agent-based modelling, computational simulation, machine learning and mixed methods in social sciences. 

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Yuki Asahina

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).
Postdoctoral Fellow, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (2019-2020).

Research interests: Inequality, globalization, and politics.

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Wolfgang Aschauer

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Sociology, University of Salzburg.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).
Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2020).

Research interests: Social cohesion in the Western world; sociology of Europe; and quantitative methods such as crossnational survey research and equivalence issues in comparative research.

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Kristina Bakkær Simonsen

Associate Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).
Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2019).

Research interests: Intersection of politics and belonging in relation to immigrant integration issues and national identity, from the point of view of minorities and majorities alike. 

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@simonsen_kris
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Anne Becker

Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, MGH Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: Social and cultural mediation of presentation and risk for eating disorders, social barriers to care for mental disorders, and school-based mental health promotion.

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Stefan Beljean

Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Weber Institute for Sociology.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2020).

Research interests: Cultural sociology, sociology of education, theory, sociology of knowledge, cultural production, work and occupation, and the relationship between social inequality and processes of valuation and evaluation in society. 

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Yael Berda

Gerard Weinstock Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2021).

Research interests: Intersections of sociology of law, bureaucracy and the state, race and racism and sociology of empires.

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@YaelBerda
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Jacqueline Bhabha

Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population; Director of Research, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
Faculty Associate; Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).

Research interests: Discrimination, stigma, racism, migration, refugees, statelessness, children and adolescent rights and child protection, and reparations. 

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Puneet Bhasin

Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2019), Weatherhead Scholars Program.

Research interests: Political economy of global finance, labor politics, and corporate governance.

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suzanne blier

Suzanne Blier

Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.
Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
Research interests: Politics, urban planning, economics, art, and technology in the Yoruba area of early southwestern Nigeria.
@suzanneblier