The Weatherhead Scholars Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA) welcomed its first class of participants in 2017–2018. For the first time that year, visiting faculty and postdoctoral researchers joined practitioners in this successor to the long-running Fellows Program. Established in 1958, the WCFIA is the largest international social science research center within the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. We support international, transnational, global, and comparative research, whether historical or contemporary, including policy analysis.

The Weatherhead Scholars Program offers visiting faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and experienced practitioners the opportunity to spend up to one year at Harvard conducting research. During their time in residence, Scholars are expected to participate in the Weatherhead Forum and in the Weatherhead Scholars Seminar; contribute to some of the Center’s many other intellectual activities, including research clusters; and engage with the undergraduate and graduate student communities.

Download the Program brochure.

Read the WCFIA Values Statement.

The Program offices are located at 61 Kirkland Street.