Cluster Affiliate

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Michèle Lamont

Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion

Research interests: Culture and inequality, racism and stigma, academia and knowledge, social change and successful societies, and qualitative methods.
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1737 Cambridge Street, Room K218A
Cambridge MA 02138
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Merih Angin

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

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

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

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

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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Stefan Beljean

Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University.
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

2014-17 Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University.
2019-2021 Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School. Gerard Weinstock Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.
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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Melani Cammett

Acting Center Director (2019–2020); Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate.
Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University; Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion

Research interests: Comparative politics, political economy of development, religion and ethnicity, governance and welfare by public, private, and nonstate actors and Middle East politics.

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1737 Cambridge Street, Room K213
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Daniel Carpenter

Faculty Associate. Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: The political economy of government regulation and health and petitioning in North American political development, examining comparisons and connections to petitioning histories in Europe and India.

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1737 Cambridge Street, Room K405
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Çetin Çelik

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

Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: Crime, policing, and the state; democracy and difference; and postcolonial politics and law in South Africa.

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12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Diane Davis

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: Conflict cities; the politics of insecurity; Latin America; cities of the Global South; and relationships between urban violence, informality, policing, and the rule of law.

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48 Quincy Street
Gund Hall #319
Cambridge, MA 02138