2021–22 WSP Affiliates

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Melike Arslan

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.

Research interests: Economic sociology; international political economy; legal studies; professionals and expertise; and comparative...

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Poulomi Chakrabarti

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University
Research interests: Political economy of development; identity politics; inequality; urban politics; and India. 
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Adam Coutts

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Research Associate, Department of Sociology; Senior Research Fellow, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge.

Research interests: Health impacts of public policies in the UK, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe; political economy of...

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Oya Dursun-Özkanca

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Professor of Political Science, School of Public Service; College Professor of International Studies (Endowed Chair), Elizabethtown College.
Research interests: Turkey; transatlantic security; EU; NATO; eastern Mediterranean; southeast Europe; peace operations; and security... Read more about Oya Dursun-Özkanca
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Carmen Said Geha

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Associate Professor of Public Administration and Founding Member of Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL) for Women, American University of Beirut.
Research Interests: Politics of exclusion/inclusion, refugee crises, women’s economic and political participation, protest movements,... Read more about Carmen Said Geha
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Nathaniel George

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. PhD, Department of History, Rice University.
Research interests: Global histories of revolution and counterrevolution; imperialism and colonialism; socialism, anticolonialism, and... Read more about Nathaniel George
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Yossi Harpaz

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University.

Research interests: Globalization; international migration; citizenship; nationalism and ethnicity; political sociology; social...

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Michael F. Harsch

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Associate Professor of National Security, National Defense University
Research interests: International security; international organizations; conflict; development; peacekeeping; and state building. 
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Max Jacobs

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Policy Advisor, Hamburg Greens Parliamentary Group
Research interests: Public policy; natural capital; climate change; political framing; EU policy; law and economics.... Read more about Max Jacobs
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Tair Karazi-Presler

Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Management and Economics, The Open University of Israel; Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Research interests: Sociology of gender and sexuality; gender, race, and ethnicity; organizational sociology; cultural sociology;...

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Miriam Kullmann

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (fall 2021). Assistant Professor, Free University of Amsterdam
Research interests: Labor and employment law; nondiscrimination and equality law; the impact of technology on work; databased... Read more about Miriam Kullmann
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Giovanni Matera

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2022). PhD, Department of Sociology, L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), Paris.

Research interests: Psychiatry and democracy; community context and mental health; hospitality; migration; and sociology of...

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Arnaud Mentré

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France; Consul General of France in Boston.

Research interests: International affairs; transatlantic relations; European security and NATO-Russia Council; US-EU sanction policy...

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Benjamin Miller

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Full Professor of International Relations, School of Political Sciences, University of Haifa.
Research interests: The international order; international relations theory; war and peace; grand strategy; the great powers; nationalism... Read more about Benjamin Miller
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Frank I. Müller

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Research Fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Program, University of Amsterdam; Associate Researcher, Technische Universität Dresden

Research interests: Urban studies; housing and dwelling; security and crime; armed actors; qualitative and ethnographic methods;...

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Anna-Theresa Renner

Joseph A. Schumpeter Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Assistant Professor, Department of Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy, Technical University of Vienna.
Research interests: Health economics; inequity in spatial accessibility of healthcare services; regional science; and social... Read more about Anna-Theresa Renner
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Arturo Rodríguez Morató

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2022). Professor, Department of Sociology, Universitat de Barcelona

Research interests: The societal value of culture; urban cultural regeneration; cultural policy systems; artistic professions; and the dynamics of cultural creation.... Read more about Arturo Rodríguez Morató

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Ioana Sendroiu

Raphael Morrison Dorman Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program (spring 2022). New York University

Research interests: Culture and inequality; political sociology; and sociology of law.

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Alwyn Spencer

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Head of Office and Senior Private Secretary, Cabinet Office

Research interests: Economic geography; international economics; sustainability; inequality and inclusion; demography; migration; new technologies; and populism and democracy.... Read more about Alwyn Spencer

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Piotr Szostak

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland.

Research interests: Modern foreign policy; dependencies between internal and foreign policy of states; human rights; international...

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Jacob M. Thornburg

Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Colonel, United States Air Force.
Research interests: Data analytics; collecting, processing, and making decisions; diversity and inclusion; and workplace dynamics.
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Petr Vašát

Visiting Scholar, WSP. Research Fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Program, Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Senior Researcher, Local and Regional Studies, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Research interests: Architecture/design and poverty; informality and city; everyday life; assemblage thinking; political economy; social... Read more about Petr Vašát