Faculty (By Last Name)

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Harvard University Center for African Studies

Office Hours:  Tuesday 10:00-11:00am and by appointment

Akyeampong is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (FGA)… Read more about Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Center for Government & International Studies (CGIS)
South Building, Room S433
1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-3684
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs

 

Bose's field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. He… Read more about Sugata Bose

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S436
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-384-7683
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
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute

Office Hours:  Tuesday 10:00-12:00pm or by appointment

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative… Read more about Alejandro de la Fuente

Harvard University
Institute of Afro-Latin American Studies
104 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3R

Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-0681 f: 617-495-8511
Caroline Elkins

Caroline Elkins

Professor of History and African and African American Studies

Office Hours: Monday 2:30-4:00pm

Professor Elkins's first book, Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya, was awarded… Read more about Caroline Elkins

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room 432
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-2568
Drew Faust

Drew Faust

Lincoln Professor of American History
President of Harvard University

Drew Gilpin Faust took office as Harvard's 28th president on July 1, 2007. Faust, a historian of the Civil War and the American South, is also the Lincoln… Read more about Drew Faust

Massachusetts Hall
Office of the President
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1502
Arunabh Ghosh

Arunabh Ghosh

Assistant Professor of History

Office Hours: Thursday 1:30-3:00pm and by appointment

Arunabh Ghosh is a historian of modern China, with research and teaching interests that span the… Read more about Arunabh Ghosh

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S135
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History

Office Hours:  Wednesday 2:00-5:00pm or by appointment

Professor Gordon teaches courses on modern Japanese history with a primary research interest in… Read more about Andrew Gordon

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S236
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4729
Peter E.  Gordon

Peter E. Gordon

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

Office Hours:  Thursday 2:00-4:00 and by appointment

Peter Gordon specializes in modern European Intellectual History from the late eighteenth to the… Read more about Peter E. Gordon

Center for European Studies
Room 305
27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-998-5419
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and African American Studies

Office Hours:  Tuesday 2:00-4:00pm and by appointment

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of History and of African and… Read more about Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Department of African and African American Studies
Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-7828
Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Kenneth T. Young Professor of Sino-Vietnamese History

On Leave - AY 2016-2017

Public memory and public history; the famine of 1945 in northern Vietnam as… Read more about Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S127
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5456
Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson

Winthrop Professor of History
Professor of African and African American Studies
Director, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History

Office Hours:  Monday 12:00-2:00pm

Johnson is a historian who has been on the Harvard faculty since 2006. Previously, he was at New York University,… Read more about Walter Johnson

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S420
1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4527
Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky

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

Office Hours: Thursday 3:30-5:00pm, Schlesinger Library 120, and by appointment

JANE KAMENSKY is Professor of History at Harvard University and… Read more about Jane Kamensky

Office Addresses:

Schlesinger Library Rm 120
3 James St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Robinson Hall Rm. 116
35 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-8263
Emma Rothschild

Emma Rothschild

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

Office Hours: By appointment

18th century and 19th century history, especially the history of economic thought and economic history. I am Director of… Read more about Emma Rothschild

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S424
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4868
Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Kenneth T. Young Professor of Sino-Vietnamese History

On Leave - AY 2016-2017

Public memory and public history; the famine of 1945 in northern Vietnam as… Read more about Hue-Tam Ho Tai

Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
Room S127
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5456
Kirsten Weld

Kirsten Weld

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

Office Hours:  Monday 10:00-12:00pm

Kirsten Weld is an historian of modern Latin America. Her research explores struggles over equality, justice,… Read more about Kirsten Weld

CGIS South Building
1730 Cambridge Street
Room 419
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4360