Dichotomies of development: Elite capture in rural areas  - Photo by Travel Grant recipient Nidhi Subramanyam (City and Regional Planning) in  Tamil Nadu, India

The Einaudi Center is a hub for global activity at Cornell. The center organizes, catalyzes, and supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach programs across campus. We focus on projects that promote intercultural and cross-national understanding. We educate students to become citizens of the world. And we help solve key economic, environmental, and political problems across the world.

Interim Provost Harry Katz has named anthropology professor Hirokazu Miyazaki director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. Miyazaki directs the center’s East Asia Program and coordinates its Global Finance Initiative. His new appointment begins July 1.
The Einaudi Center has awarded six seed grants and nine small grants to faculty, representing six different Cornell colleges as part of the Spring 2015 seed and small grant competitions. As part of Cornell’s internationalization strategy, the seed and small grant programs have been significantly expanded.This year, the Einaudi Center was able to fully or partially fund more than half of submitted proposals. To promote research of internationally engaged faculty, the Einaudi Center gave preference to proposals that develop and expand sustainable international...
Fighting the spread of HIV around the world; studying how workplace restructuring affects European communications workers; exploring international law and international relations; and Asian foreign relations are among the scholarly priorities of Cornell’s second cohort of International Faculty Fellows.Read more...

Einaudi Center awards post-doctoral fellowships for 2015-2016

The Einaudi Center awarded post-doctoral fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year to two outstanding junior scholars in the field of foreign policy, security studies, and diplomatic history: Alexandra Berry, who holds a PhD in Diplomatic History from the University of Oxford; and Lisel Hintz, a PhD Candidate in Foreign Policy from George Washington University. They will start on August 1, will each teach an undergraduate course in spring 2016, and will contribute to the intellectual life of the Einaudi Center.
 “My work focuses on the design of new systems of satellites that exploit recent advances in nanosatellite technology and artificial intelligence. These CubeSats are a little smaller than a box of Kleenex. All our projects have the potential to have a global-scale impact, and we have been collaborating with NASA, as well as with universities in Barcelona, Toulouse, Moscow, and Boston.” – Daniel SelvaIFFs are appointed by the Einaudi Center, and they work with the Center to strengthen international research and teaching at Cornell and foster new cross-college...
 Eight Education faculty from Cornell University, Ithaca College, Syracuse University and SUNY Cortland attended the first Global learning Education Faculty Fellows workshop held at the Kahin Center at Cornell University in Ithaca on Friday April 17, 2015.  The program’s purpose is to support creation and implementation projects designed to support the integration of intercultural dimensions, and world languages, into teacher education. It is a collaboration between Education faculty and Cornell University’s area studies programs, spearheaded by Cornell’s...