Affiliates

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Rogério de Souza Medeiros

Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, Federal University of Paraíba.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2018-2019).
Afro-Latin American Research Institute (ALARI) Fellow (2018-2019), Hutchins Center, Harvard University.

Research interests: Explores the differential impacts of the Bolsa Família Program - the Brazilian federal government's program of income transfer to fight poverty and extreme poverty – by disaggregating its beneficiary public as a social category. 

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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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Kanishka Elupula

Ph.D. candidate, 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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Yuval Feinstein

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University (2021-2022); Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Haifa (on-leave 2020-2022).
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2022).

Research interests: Nationalism, race and ethnicity, peace and war, political attitudes, political emotions, and collective behavior.

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@YuvalFeinstein
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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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Felix Garcia Lopez, Jr.

Researcher at the Directorate of Studies on the State, Institutions and Democracy Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea).
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2019-2020).
Visiting Fellow, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University (2019-2020).

Research interests: Logics of political appointments in the Brazilian federal bureaucracy, how the Executive Branch defines and builds its public policies agenda, local councilmen political representation strategies at the local-level politics; and the role of NGOs in the federal public policies.

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Cary Aileen García Yero

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, University of Toronto (2021-2022); PhD, Department of History, Harvard University.
Affiliate, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion (2020-2022).

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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@CaryYero
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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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Sahana Ghosh

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

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