Undergraduate Concentration Advisors in the Houses
CONCENTRATION ADVISERS IN GOVERNMENT
ADAMS: Emily Clough is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard. She studies comparative politics and the political economy of development, with a special research focus on NGOs and private governance. Her research has been in Brazil, Ghana, and India. Prior to graduate school, Emily graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in political science and sociology/anthropology, and spent five years in the NGO world, working in the areas of conflict resolution, economic development, and fair trade. In her spare time, Emily dances, cooks, eats, and travels. Her most important accomplishments this summer included finishing her first book chapter and choreographing a flashmob.
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CABOT: Brandon Van Dyck is a seventh-year Ph.D. candidate in the Government Department. His dissertation examines the roots of party success and failure in late twentieth-century Latin America. Prior to the Ph.D., he worked in moral and political philosophy as an undergraduate and M.Phil. student. He currently serves as resident tutor in Cabot House.
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CURRIER: Tae-Yeoun Keum is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Government Department, where she studies political theory, focusing in particular on political myths. She was born in South Korea and grew up in the Philippines; she came to America at eighteen to major in "the Humanities" at an institution that often loses football games to Harvard. She likes learning languages, punctuation rules, and letterpress printing.
Office Hours in Currier House: Tuesdays 1-2pm in CGIS Cafe; Tuesdays 6-7pm in Currier Dining Hall; and by appointment.
DUNSTER: Molly Roberts is a fourth-year PhD student in the Government Department. She grew up in Washington State and went to undergrad at Stanford where she studied International Relations and Economics. Before starting the Government doctoral program here at Harvard, she spent an extra year at Stanford getting a masters in Statistics. During her time at Stanford, she learned to speak Mandarin and taught and lived in China and Vietnam. Her general interests in Government are political methodology, Chinese politics, and international political economy. She currently is a resident tutor at Dunster House.
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ELIOT: Michael Hankinson is a third-year Ph.D. student in the Joint Program in Government & Social Policy between GSAS and the Kennedy School. Put more simply, he enjoys researching the politics of urban development. Where are things built? Why? What can the built environment tell us about political power? Closing the books, Michael is a CrossFit aficionado with an extensive background in collegiate rowing.
Office Hours in Eliot House: Wednesdays 7:30 to 9:30 pm, Eliot Dining Hall
KIRKLAND: Brett Carter is a sixth year graduate student in the Department of Government and an associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. His primary research interests concern the application of formal and quantitative methods to autocratic politics, political violence, and economic growth. Prior to graduate school Brett was a Fulbright scholar in Senegal, taught at the University of Malawi, worked for a humanitarian NGO in northern Ethiopia, and consulted for USAID in Washington, Mali, and Congo (Kinshasa). When not in Cambridge or various African countries, Brett can usually be found hiking.
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LEVERETT: Oliver Bevan is a sixth-year Ph.D Candidate in the Department of Government. His substantive research interests focus on state-building in post-crisis periods, with a comparative focus on post-Imperial and post-Soviet Russia. He is a Graduate Student Associate of the Davis Center. In his spare time, he plays rugby and soccer (badly), the guitar (worse), and speaks Russian. He lives in the penthouse suite in Leverett and is moving to Chicago in the summer of 2013.
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LOWELL: Jonathan Bruno is a JD/PhD student in the Government Department, currently completing his 3L year at the law school. He has broad interests in political theory and the history of political thought. At Lowell House, Jonathan is a third-year resident tutor and the Government Concentration Adviser. He looks forward to meeting you at his office hours or around the House this year!
Office Hours in Lowell House: Sundays, 8-10pm, Lowell Dining Hall
MATHER: Graham Clure is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Department and a resident tutor at Mather. He studies the history of political thought, particularly eighteenth-century French, British, and Swiss political economy.
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PFORZHEIMER: Gabriel Katsh is a fifth-year graduate student in the Government Department as well as the Senior Resident Tutor and Sophomore Advising Coordinator at Pforzheimer House. His primary research interests are political theory, law, and medical ethics, and his dissertation explores issues of autonomy and paternalism in medicine. He is a 2004 graduate of the Social Studies program at Harvard College and has worked on several political campaigns and for the federal government.
Please stop by Gabe's office hours in the Pfoho House Office!
Office Hours in Pforzheimer House: Sign up on Google appointments.
QUINCY: Bradley Hinshelwood is a fourth-year JD/PhD student in the Department and Harvard Law School. He grew up in Shawsville, Virginia, and graduated from Harvard College in 2009, where he worked on The Crimson and taught civics to middle schoolers. Brad studies the history of political philosophy, especially early-modern English thought. He also serves as a resident tutor in Quincy House.
Office Hours in Quincy House: Tuesdays, 2-3pm in Office #7 (between the JCR and Building Manager's Office) or by appointment.
WINTHROP: Raul Campillo is a first-year law student at Harvard Law School. He grew up in San Diego, California, and graduated from Harvard College in 2009, concentrating in Government and writing a thesis on political advertising. Since 2009, Raul has served as a Teach For America corps member in the Las Vegas Valley. He currently serves as Resident Tutor in Winthrop House.
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