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.


Woods, Mary

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor, Michael A. McCarthy of Architecture, Architecture (mnw5@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/mary-n-woods

Regions: Europe, Northern America, South Asia
Countries: USA, India, France, Italy
Languages:

  • French (3), Italian(2)
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    history of nineteenth-century European and American architecture and urbanism; photography; film and the built environment; history of the architectural profession
  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    nineteenth-century European and American architecture and urbanism


Woubshet, Dagmawi

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (dw242@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/dagmawi-woubshet

Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    African American literature; Ethiopian Poesis; queer studies; AIDS and narratives of loss; 1980s; contemporary African and African-American visual culture
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    African-American and Anglophone African literature and culture
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    AIDS narratives; African-American literature and culture; queer studies; Ethiopian poetics


Xu, Li

College of Arts and Sciences
Teaching Associate, Asian Studies (lx57@cornell.edu)
https://chinesestudies.ucsd.edu/people/lecturer/xu.html

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Mandarin
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Mandarin Language


Xu, Xin

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, History (xx12@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/xu-xin

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    Chinese foreign policy and East Asian international relations; identity politics of the Taiwan issue, China’s grand strategy, East Asian security politics, and Olympics and international relations.


Yearsley, David

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom
Languages:

  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Dutch
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    17th- and 18th-century music; early keyboards


Younes, Munther

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies (may2@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/munther-younes

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Arab Countries
Languages:

  • Arabic
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Hebrew
    (Limited Working)
  • Syriac
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    Arabic language and linguistics


Young, Frank

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Development Sociology (fwy1@cornell.edu)
http://www.cornell.edu/video/frank-young-the-islamic-counterreformation

Research Specializations:

  • Development Sociology
    Elaborate and test a structural theory of development, using population health as a criterion instead of average income or some measure of poverty


Yu, Xingzhong

Research Specializations:

  • Law
    Chinese law and legal history; social theory; comparative legal philosophy; constitutional law; cultural studies of law


Zacher, Samantha

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (sz66@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/samantha-zacher

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    Old and Middle English literature; manuscript studies; rhetoric; studies in orality and literacy; history of the English language
  • Medieval Studies
    Old English literature with a special interest in prose homilies and biblical poetry; Middle English literature; manuscript studies; rhetoric; studies in orality and literacy; history of the English language


Zamudio, Kelly

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (krz2@cornell.edu)
http://ecologyandevolution.cornell.edu/kelly-zamudio

Regions: Northern America
Countries: Malasya
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    population biology; ecological genetics; vertebrate biology and herpetology


Zaslaw, Neal

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Herbert Gussman of Music, Music (naz2@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/people/faculty/profile/neal-zaslaw/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, Austria
Languages:

  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Italian
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    17th- and 18th-century music; performance practice; history of the orchestra


Zec, Draga

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Linguistics (dz17@cornell.edu)
http://linguistics.cornell.edu/draga-zec

Regions: Europe
Countries: Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia
Research Specializations:

  • Cognitive Science
    linguistics
  • Linguistics
    phonology; phonology-syntax interface; Slavic linguistics


Zheng, Liren

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor Adjunct, Asian Studies (lz14@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/liren-zheng

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Overseas Chinese


Ziebarth, Nicolas

College of Human Ecology
Assistant Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (nrz2@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=nrz2

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: US, Canada
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    health economics; labor economics
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    health economics; labor economics; applied econometrics


Zorn, Jeffrey Ralph

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor Adjunct, Near Eastern Studies (jrz3@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/jeffrey-zorn

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Near East
Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    The sixth century, or Neo-Babylonian period, in Ancient Judah.

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