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.


Drake, William E.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Senior Extension Associate, Applied Economics & Management (wed5@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/bill-drake

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics & Management
    Food industry strategy and contemporary issues in the food industry


Dreyer-Lude, Melanie Ann

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Performing Arts and Media (md496@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/MelanieDreyer

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Countries: Germany, Turkey, Uganda
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Performing Arts and Media
    Acting, voice, movement, and directing, international collaboration, applied acting


Drinkwater, Laurie E.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Horticulture (led24@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/laurie-drinkwater

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    agroecosystem biogeochemistry; plant-microbial interactions; agroecology; Global N cycle
  • Horticulture
    soil biology
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    soil ecology; nutrient cycling; soil/organic matter dynamics; plant-microbial interactions; soil management; agroecology; biogeochemistry; organic agriculture


Dubreuil, Laurent

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Greece
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Classical Greek
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Limited Working)
  • Old French
    (Limited Working)
  • Haitian
    (Limited Working)
  • Creole
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    19th and 20th century French literature; post-colonial theories and francophone literatures; French and American comics and cinema; interdisciplinary practices
  • Comparative Literature
    European philosophy (in Greek, Latin, French, German, English and Italian), especially ethics, metaphysics, politics; literary theory and criticism (Antiquity-present); classical Greek, French and Francophone literature; American poetry; postcolonial stud
  • Cognitive Science
    literary theory; cognitive sciences


Dutta, Soumitra

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean, Johnson Graduate School of Management (sd599@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/sd599

Regions: Europe
Research Specializations:

  • Management
    Impact of new technology on the business world, especially social media and social networking, and on strategies for driving growth and innovation by embracing the digital economy


Duxbury, John

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences (jmd17@cornell.edu)
https://scs.cals.cornell.edu/people/john-duxbury

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    soil chemistry; soil organic matter; food systems in developing countries


Eames-Sheavly, Marcia

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer and Research Associate, Horticulture (me14@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/marcia-eames-sheavly

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Belize
Research Specializations:

  • Horticulture, gardening, garden-based education
  • The role of gardening in community development
  • Healing plants and the people who use them
  • Reflective practice
  • Robust reflective writing
  • Global service learning and engaged learning practice
  • Fostering safe spaces for integrative learning


Earle, Elizabeth D.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Plant Breeding & Genetics (ede3@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/elizabeth-d-earle

Regions: Africa, East Asia
Countries: Ghana, China
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Biotechnology, gene transfer, plant tissue culture, crop improvement


Edmondson, Locksley

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (le18@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/locksley-edmondson

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    African and Caribbean politics
  • Public Affairs
    African and Caribbean politics
  • Government
    international relations; comparative politics


Elliott, John Jack R.

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor, Design & Environmental Analysis (jre15@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=jre15

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Landscape Architecture
    architecture
  • Design and Environmental Analysis
    sustainable interior design; sustainable product design; eco-design theory
  • Current Projects
    1) developing low-carbon sustainable buildings designed for disassembly. I am field-testing a bamboo-version of this project now in the Dominican Republic. 2) investigating the use of biochar for carbon sequestration in concrete in order to reduce the overall carbon footprint of portland cement concrete. 3) creative scholarship where I am producing pieces of sculpture and studio furniture to raise awareness about various environmental issues


Eloundou, Parfait

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Development Sociology (pme7@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/parfait-eloundou-enyegue

Regions: Africa
Countries: Cameroon, Sub-saharan Africa
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Africana Studies
    demography of inequality; population and development; sociology of education; project evaluation; research methods
  • Global Development
    development policy
  • Public Affairs
    international development; social policy
  • Development Sociology
    population and development; sociology of education; demography of inequality and social change


Erber, Pedro

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Romance Studies (pre5@cornell.edu)
http://romancestudies.cornell.edu/people/faculty-directory/pedro-erber/

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia
Countries: Brazil, Japan
Languages:

  • Portuguese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Classical Greek
    (Working Professional)
  • Korean
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    avant garde art in Brazil
  • Romance Studies
    Brazilian intellectual history, literature, and visual culture; theories and histories of modernism and the avant-garde; art and politics; critical theory and political thought
  • Comparative Literature
    Brazilian literature and culture; Japanese literature and culture; comparative modernisms
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    modern Japanese novel; visual culture; Japanese avant garde art


Evangelista, Matthew

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (mae10@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/matthew-anthony-evangelista

Regions: Europe
Countries: Russia, Italy
Languages:

  • Russian
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    international and transnational relations; secessionist conflict; gender and militarization; Russia
  • Public Affairs
    international relations; comparative foreign policy; transnational foreign politics; Russian politics
  • Government
    international relations; comparative foreign policy; transnational politics; Russian politics
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    international relations; gender and war; international humanitarian law


Evans, Gary William

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Design & Environmental Analysis and Human Development (gwe1@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=gwe1

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Human Development
    children's environments; environmental stress; the environment of poverty
  • Demography
    demography
  • Design and Environmental Analysis
    environmental psychology; environmental stressors; children's environments; poverty
  • Community and Rural Development
    environmental stress; children's environments; environments of poverty


Fahey, Timothy

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Natural Resources (tjf5@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/timothy-fahey

Regions: Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Dominican Republic, China, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    dynamics of forest ecosystems
  • Natural Resources
    dynamics of forest ecosystems
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    forest ecosystem ecology; nutrient cycling
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    forest soils; forest ecosystems


Fahmy, Ziad

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies (zaf3@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/ziad-fahmy?netid=zaf3

Regions: Africa, West Asia
Countries: Egypt
Languages:

  • Arabic
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    nationalism and state formation in the 19th- and 20th-century Middle East
  • History
    nationalism in modern Middle East; colloquial Arabic; mass-culture and media identity in Egypt and the Arab world


Fajans, Jane

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Anthropology (jf20@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/jane-fajans

Regions: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Portugal, Brazil, Papua New Guinea
Languages:

  • Melanesian Pidgen
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Baining
    (Limited Working)
  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    Brazil, anthropology
  • Anthropology
    social and cultural anthropology; ritual and symbolic forms; socialization and life cycle; gender studies (Oceania)


Falk, Oren

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, History (of24@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/oren-falk

Regions: Europe, West Asia
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, France, Spain, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Syria
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Old Norse
    (Full Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)
  • Old English
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Danish
    (Limited Working)
  • Middle English
    (Limited Working)
  • Norwegian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Swedish
    (Limited Working)
  • Icelandic
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Medieval Studies
    medieval, cultural, and Norse history
  • History
    Medieval, Norse, and cultural studies


Farred, Grant

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (gaf38@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/grant-farred

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: South-Africa, Caribbean Islands
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    African studies, postcolonial theory, cultural studies, philosophy, English literature
  • English Language and Literature
    Africana studies; cultural studies; postcolonial theory; race theory; African-American literature; Diasporic literature and theory; literature and philosophy


Feldman, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Director, Language Resource Center (rf10@cornell.edu)
http://www.lrc.cornell.edu/lrc_info

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Language Resource Center
    Computer Mediated Communication; Language Teaching and Learning; Multimedia Specialist

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