Faculty (By Last Name)

Alejandro de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics
Professor of African and African American Studies and of History

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race relations, Alejandro de la Fuente is the Robert …

617-496-0681 f: 617-495-8511
Emma Dench

Emma Dench

Professor of Classics and of History
Director of Graduate Studies, Classics Department
Harvard College Professor

On Leave AY2015-16

617-496-1956
Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History
Director, Reishauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Professor Gordon teaches courses on modern Japanese history with a primary research interest in labor, class and the social and political history of modern …

617-496-4729
Peter E.  Gordon

Peter E. Gordon

Amabel B. James Professor of History
Harvard College Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, & Department of Philosophy

Office Hours: Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm

617-495-4303 ext. 290
Annette Gordon-Reed

Annette Gordon-Reed

Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School
Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute
Professor of History

Annette Gordon-Reed is Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, Professor of History in the History Department, and Carol …

617-495-3894
Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson

Winthrop Professor of History
Professor of African and African American Studies

Professor Johnson's work focuses on slavery, capitalism, and, increasingly, imperialism in the nineteenth century.

617-495-4527
Cemal Kafadar

Cemal Kafadar

Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies

Prof. Kafadar is interested in social and cultural history of the Middle East and Southeastern Europe in the early modern era.

617-496-5389
Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky

Professor of History
Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library

Jane Kamensky will be a professor in the History Department beginning July 1st.

Fredrik Logevall

Fredrik Logevall

Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Professor of History

Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of History. A specialist on U.S.

Afsaneh Najmabadi

Afsaneh Najmabadi

Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Afsaneh Najmabadi is the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University.

617-496-7460
Emma Rothschild

Emma Rothschild

Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History
Director, Center for History and Economics

18th century history, especially the history of economic thought and economic history.

617-496-4868
Kirsten Weld

Kirsten Weld

Assistant Professor of History

Kirsten Weld is a historian of modern Latin America, focusing primarily on Central America, Mexico, and the Southern Cone.

617-496-4360