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Kanishka Elupula

Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020); Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).

Research interests: Caste in elite educational and corporate workspaces in India (particularly in the context of liberalization and the rise of market-centered development discourses), middle-classes, caste, and the politics of development in contemporary India.

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Morten Frederiksen

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University.
Affiliate, 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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Cary Aileen García Yero

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program; PhD, Department of History, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2021).

Research interests: Race and nation in the Americas, Afro-Latin American arts, ideologies of racial harmony, relationship between arts, politics, and society, Latin American history, Cuban history, music and visual art and cultural theory and history.

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Nina Gheihman

Ph.D. in Sociology, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar in the Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School; Postdoctoral Researcher, Sustainable Food Initiative, University of California Berkeley.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).

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

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Sahana Ghosh

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; PhD, Department of Anthropology, Yale University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).

Research interests: Borders and borderlands; migration and mobility; militarization; modern south Asia; transnational feminism; labor and citizenship; and agrarian studies.

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Gözde Güran

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; PhD, Department of Sociology, Princeton University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (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

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Natalia Gutkowski

Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (2017-2019); PhD Porter School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2020).

Research interests: Environmental anthropology; political anthropology; critical agrarian studies; temporality; science, technology, and society; human-nonhuman anthropology; and Israel-Palestine and Jordan.

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Andreas Hackl

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (2017-2018); Lecturer, Anthropology of Development, University of Edinburgh.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2017-2018).

Research interests: Mobility, migration and displacement, work and labour, urban inequality, cooperation within conflicts, minority politics and stigmatization, recognition and settler colonialism and the Middle East (Israel and Palestine).

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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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Alicia Harley

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

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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