Alumni

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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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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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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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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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Çetin Çelik

Assistant Professor in Sociology, Koç University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (2018-2019).

Research interests: Sociology of migration and education, second-generation immigrant integration, refugee adaptation, ethnic boundaries,  academic resilience, and institutional discrimination in the fields of education.

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Reva Dhingra

Ph.D. candidate in Department of Government, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).
Graduate Student Affiliate, Weatherhead Center (2020-2021).

Research interests: Political economy of international aid, state policies towards refugees and immigrants, and the Middle East.  

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@Reva__D
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Morten Frederiksen

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).
Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).

Research interests: Solidarity, trust, welfare, social justice, redistribution, attitudes, comparative research, attitudes, valuation and evaluation, civil society, volunteering and coproduction.

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@MortenF_
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Nina Gheihman

Postdoctoral Researcher, Sustainable Food Initiative, University of California Berkeley; Ph.D. in Sociology, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).
Graduate Student Associate, Weatherhead Center (2019-2020).

Research interests: Food, status, sustainable eating, veganism, and comparative sociology.

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@ninagheihman
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Gözde Güran

Assistant Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).
Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (2020-2021).

Research interests: Economic sociology, war, migration, money and pricing, ethnography, experiments and the Middle East, with special focus on Syria.... Read more about Gözde Güran

@gozdeguran
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Alicia Harley

Lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy, Harvard College.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2019-2021)

Research interests: Role of institutions (rules, norms, culture, and beliefs) in shaping development pathways in the Anthropocene System and how actors can reorient institutions to meet sustainable development goals, and the consequences of inequality and maldistributions of power on development pathways.

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@Alicia_Harley
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Antoinette Hetzler

Professor Emerita, Department of Sociology, Lund University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2017-2019).
SCANCOR Visiting Scholar (2017-2018).

Research interests: Social policy and the welfare state, specially conflict at work, changing employment relationships in women dominated professions, and guaranteeing rights while regulating the public sector.

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Hilary Holbrow

Assistant Professor of Japanese Politics and Society, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2021).

Research interests: Work and organizations, migration, inequality, race, ethnicity, gender, and East Asian societies, and stratification

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@HilaryHolbrow
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Chihiro Ishikawa

M.A. candidate in Regional Studies- East Asia, Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2021-2023).
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-201).
Undergraduate Associate (2020-2021); Williams/Lodge International Government and Public Affairs Fellow (2020-2021), Weatherhead Center.

Research interests: Feminism, gender, contemporary East Asia, social media, social movements and contemporary Japan.

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