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Charles Clavey

Graduate Student Affiliate


Charles Clavey

Charles Clavey is a PhD student in history at Harvard University working broadly on the history of European ideas and intellectuals in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His dissertation will focus on the place of phenomenology and existentialism within the European left across the twentieth century. Other research interests include the postwar development of psychoanalysis, the transformations of German philhellenism, and contemporary Continental political thought.

Before coming to Harvard, Charles attended Columbia University (BA 2010) and studied at Cambridge University (MPhil 2011) as the Euretta J. Kellett Fellow.

Charles' work is supported by the Krupp Foundation. In 2015 he was also a winner of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Sheldon Traveling Fellowship.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • PhD Student in History, Harvard University
  • Graduate Student Affiliate, CES, Harvard University