Melani Cammett

Advisory Board Member

Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government and Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies at Harvard University holds a secondary faculty appointment in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Melani specializes in the politics of development, identity politics and the Middle East; teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on comparative politics, development, and Middle East politics; and consults for development policy organizations.

Melani is a co-editor of the Cambridge University Press Elements series on the Politics of Development and her current research focuses on governance and the politics of social service provision by public, private and non-state actors, identity politics, and the historical influences of economic and social development with an empirical focus in the Middle East.

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