Dromi Appointed Lecturer at Harvard University

Department News
April 30, 2016

PhD candidate Shai Dromi has been appointed as a Lecturer on Sociology at Harvard University starting in Fall 2016. He will be teaching courses on philanthropy, humanitarian movements, and social trauma. Dromi’s dissertation, entitled “The Religious Origins of Transnational Relief: Calvinism, Humanitarianism, and the Genesis of Social Fields,” examines the emergence of the humanitarian sector in the nineteenth-century based on archival research at the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has published in Sociological ForumSociological Inquiry, and The Sociological Review, and has an article forthcoming in Sociological Theory. Dromi is presently a 2015-16 Dissertation Fellow at the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.