Shahrazad A. Shareef is a PhD Candidate at Duke University in the Program in Literature. She focuses on European intellectual history, the history of social science, and labor history after the second world war. She is a writing a dissertation that explores the transformations in the practice of social science at Svimez, Italy’s Association for the Industrial Development of the South, between 1946 and 1963. This project looks at tension between social research and development economics inside of the organization as well as various modeling practiced pursued by research staff. During the spring 2020 semester, she is serving as a teaching fellow for a survey of the history of science.
Shahrazad received her B.A. from Duke University and M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was a Visiting PhD Researcher at the University of Bologna in the Department of History, Culture, and Civilization from 2017-2018.