Steering Committee

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Michèle Lamont

Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Dept. of Sociology and African & African America Studies, 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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Melani Cammett

Chair, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs; Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.
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...

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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, Harvard University.
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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Diane Davis

Executive Committee, Faculty Associate; Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning & Urbanism and 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... Read more about Diane Davis
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Frances Hagopian

Faculty Associate; Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: Comparative politics of Latin America, with a particular emphasis on Brazil.

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Jennifer Hochschild

Faculty Associate; Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor.
Steering Committee Member, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion.

Research interests: American politics, political philosophy, comparative politics of race and ethnicity, and immigrant incorporation...

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