Faculty Database

The Einaudi Center’s Faculty Database tracks Cornell faculty whose research or teaching interests engages with global issues. Information included in the database comes from faculty, departmental and personal websites, as well as the Cornell Graduate School Fields of Study Database.

Our database enables users to search by field of study (e.g. Aerospace Engineering, Animal Science, Anthropology, etc.), research or teaching specialization (e.g. thermal sciences, animal nutrition, biological anthropology), language, region of the world, country, or faculty name.

To add, remove, or modify information in the database, please send an email to faculty@einaudi.cornell.edu.


Bledsoe, Bronwen

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor Adjunct; Curator, Asian Studies; Kroch Library (bb246@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/bronwen-bledsoe

Regions: South Asia
Countries: Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal
Languages:

  • Nepali
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Sanskrit
    (Full Professional)
  • Newari
    (Full Professional)
  • Hindi
    (Working Professional)
  • Sinhala
    (Working Professional)
  • Bengali
    (Working Professional)
  • Rajasthani
    (Limited Working)
  • Marathi
    (Limited Working)
  • Gujarati
    (Limited Working)
  • Oriya
    (Elementary)
  • Tibetan
    (Elementary)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Religions
    Nepalese Buddhism; South Asian religious traditions in Nepal
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Nepalese Buddhism; South Asian religious traditions in Nepal


Bogel, Fredric V.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (fvb1@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/fredric-bogel

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    literary criticism and theory; eighteenth-century English literature; satire; English and American poetry; rhetoric and writing


Bond, Timothy K.

College of Engineering
Manager of Technical Services for the Bovay Civil Infrastructure Complex, Civil & Environmental Engineering (tkb2@cornell.edu)
http://www.cee.cornell.edu/people/staff.cfm?netid=tkb2

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering


Bonter, David N.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Associate, Laboratory of Ornithology (dnb23@cornell.edu)
https://biology.cornell.edu/research/faculty/david-bonter

Regions: Northern America
Countries: United States of American, Canada
Research Specializations:

  • Laboratory of Ornithology


Boor, Kathryn Jean

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Food Science (kjb4@cornell.edu)
https://cals.cornell.edu/about/leadership/dean

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Food Science and Technology
    bacterial food safety; dairy product quality and safety
  • Environmental Toxicology
    bacterial responses to environmental challenges; food microbiology; food safety
  • Microbiology
    food microbiology, safety, and quality; strain differentiation and characterization of virulence determinants in E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes


Bosteels, Bruno

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: United Kingdom, France, Spain
Languages:

  • Dutch
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)
  • German

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Latin American literature; philosophy; literary theory
  • Latin American Studies
    Latin American Studies
  • Comparative Literature
    modern Latin American literature and culture; contemporary European philosophy and political theory


Boucher, Daniel

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Asian Studies (djb38@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/daniel-boucher

Regions: East Asia, South Asia
Countries: China, India
Languages:

  • Sanskrit
    (Working Professional)
  • Buddhist Middle-Indo-Aryan
    (Working Professional)
  • Pali
    (Limited Working)
  • Prakrit
    (Working Professional)
  • Classical Chinese
    (Working Professional)
  • Tibetan
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Japanese
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Religions
    Chinese religions; early Chinese Buddhism; Indian Buddhism; Mahayana sutra literature; art historical, archeological, and epigraphical materials as sources for the study of religion; history, theory, and practice of translation
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    East Asian religions; Buddhism
  • Asian Studies
    history of Indian religions; Indian Buddhism; early Chinese Buddhism; Chinese translations of Buddhist texts; Central Asian Buddhism


Bourne, Malcolm Cornelius

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Food Science (mcb2@cornell.edu)
https://foodscience.cals.cornell.edu/people/malcolm-bourne

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Food Science and Technology
    Food Science and Technology: food science [general]


Bowers, John

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Department Chair, Linguistics (jsb2@cornell.edu)
http://linguistics.cornell.edu/john-s-bowers

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Cognitive Science
    linguistics
  • Linguistics
    syntactic theory


Bowman, Cynthia

Regions: Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Law
    law and gender studies; feminist jurisprudence; family law; law and women (e.g. women in the legal profession, sexual harassment)


Bowman, Dwight Douglas

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (ddb3@cornell.edu)
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/faculty/Bowman/

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Microbiology
    biology of parasites, especially apicomplexan protozoa and nematodes
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
    Environmental Engineering
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease
    immune response of hosts to parasites; immunodiagnostics; vaccine validation
  • Zoology and Wildlife Conservation
    nematode and protozoan biology; taxonomy; systemic biology
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    parasitology


Boyarin, Jonathan

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Near Eastern Studies; Anthroplogy (jab587@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/jonathan-aaron-boyarin

Regions: Europe, West Asia
Countries: Poland, France, Jerusalem
Languages:

  • Yiddish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Anthropology
    Jewish ethnography, East European Jewish culture, migration, comparative diaspora, collective memory, politics of identity, textuality and orality, temporalities
  • Near Eastern Studies
    Jewish ethnography, East European Jewish culture, migration, comparative diaspora, collective memory, politics of identity, textuality and orality, temporalities


Boyce Davies, Carole

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center; English (ceb278@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/carole-boyce-davies

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Brazil
Languages:

  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    African and Caribbean literature, African Diaspora studies
  • English Language and Literature
    African Diaspora literature and theory; Caribbean literatures; Black women's writing (internationally); black left studies; black feminist theory; African literature and culture; Afro-Brazilian literature
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Boyd, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Susan Linn Sage of Philosophy, Philosophy (rnb1@cornell.edu)
http://philosophy.cornell.edu/faculty

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, Russia
Research Specializations:

  • Cognitive Science
    philosophy
  • Science and Technology Studies
    philosophy of science, psychology, epistemology, language, and mind; ethics; social and political philosophy, especially Marxism
  • Philosophy
    philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; epistemology; philosophy of language; philosophy of mind


Boyer, George

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (grb3@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/george-boyer

Regions: Europe
Countries: Great Britain
Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    economic history; labor economics; history of economic thought
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    labor economics; international and comparative labor


Brady, Mary

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (mpb23@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/mary-pat-brady

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Latina/o Studies
    Chicana and latino literature, film, and culture; American literature; Critical geography; Queer and critical race theory.
  • American Studies
    U.S. Latino and Latina literatures and cultures; cultural studies; American literature after 1865; critical geography; multi-ethnic literature, theories of race and sexuality
  • English Language and Literature


Brann, Ross

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor and Department Chairperson Acting, Near Eastern Studies (rb23@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/ross-brann

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Countries: Spain
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Arabic
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Hispanic literature
  • Medieval Studies
    Judeo-Arabic culture, especially medieval; Hebrew poetry and poetics; Islamic Spain
  • Near Eastern Studies
    Judeo-Islamic studies; Muslim Spain
  • Public Affairs
    public affairs


Brenna, Tom

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Nutritional Sciences (jtb4@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=jtb4

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Nutritional Sciences


Brennan, Theodore

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Philosophy; Classics (trb64@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/tad-brennan?netid=trb64

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Philosophy
    ancient philosophy; epistemology
  • Classics
    Hellenistic philosophy; ancient ethics


Briggs, Jr, Vernon M.

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor Emeritus, Industrial and Labor Relations (vmb2@cornell.edu)
https://works.bepress.com/vernon_briggs/

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: United Kingdom, USA
Research Specializations:

  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    Immigration and the Labor Force

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