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.


Fredericksen, Donald

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Performing Arts and Media (dlf10@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/individual22873

Regions: Europe
Countries: Poland
Research Specializations:

  • Theatre Arts
    cinema theory and history
  • Film and Video Studies
    narrative and documentary cinema; psychoanalysis; religion and cinema


Fried, Debra

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (df18@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/debra-fried

Regions: Europe, Australia/Oceania
Countries: United Kingdom, Australia
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    19th- and 20th-century American poetry; history of the lyric; linguistic approaches to poetry; poetic genre and form; prosody; classic American film and film theory


Friedland, Paul

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (paf67@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/paul-friedland

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    Early modern and revolutionary France


Friedman, Elias D.

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (edf286@gmail.com)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/eli-friedman

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    International and comparative labor
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    Social movements, globalization, development, political sociology, work, and theory
  • Development Sociology
    Urbanization, migration, citizenship, education


Fry, William

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor and Chair, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (wef1@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/william-fry

Regions: Europe, South Asia, West Asia
Countries: Netherlands, Israel, Sweden, United Kingdom, India, Bangladesh
Languages:

  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Dutch
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    biology of oomycetes and management of disease they cause (with emphasis on Phytophthora infestans)
  • Plant Protection
    plant disease epidemiology


Fuhrmann, Arnika

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies (aif32@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/arnika-fuhrmann

Regions: Europe, South-East Asia
Countries: Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Germany
Languages:

  • Thai
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • French
  • Lao
  • Khmer
  • Pali
  • Sanskrit
  • Latin

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Film and Gender studies, with particular expertise on Thailand
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Southeast Asian literature, film and gender studies with particular expertise on Thailand
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
  • Asian Studies


Fulginiti, Valentina

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer of Italian Language, Romance (vf65@cornell.edu)
http://romancestudies.cornell.edu/people/faculty-directory/3410-2/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance
    Romance (Italian literature and culture; Translation Theory; Dystopian/Utopian literature; Migration Literature; Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teaching)


Fussell, Susan

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Communication; Information Science (sfussell@cornell.edu)
http://sfussell.hci.cornell.edu

Regions: Northern America, East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Communication, information science
    Computer-mediated communication; Computer-supported collaborative work; social computing; Human-robot and human-agent communication.


Gadeyne, Jan

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Visiting Critic, Architecture (jg385@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/jan-gadeyne

Regions: Europe
Countries: Ancient Rome
Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    Ancient Roman art and architecture, urban history of Rome in antiquity and the Middle Ages, late antique and early Byzantine art and architecture, and the ancient history of Rome


Gainor, J. Ellen

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English, Theatre (jeg11@cornell.edu)
http://pma.cornell.edu/j-ellen-gainor

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • American Studies
    American Drama and Theatre; Women and Theatre
  • English Language and Literature
    British and American Drama; feminist theatre criticism; women playwrights; dramaturgy
  • Theatre Arts
    drama and the theater; dramatic literature; feminism, gender, and theater; theater history
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    feminism; gender; theatre
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    feminist theatre criticism and theory; women playwrights


Galloway, Andrew Scott

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (asg6@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/andrew-galloway

Regions: Europe
Countries: Great Britain
Languages:

  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • Middle English
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Old English
    (Full Professional)
  • Welsh
    (Elementary)
  • Middle High German
    (Limited Working)
  • Old French
    (Working Professional)
  • Greek
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    literary criticism and history
  • English Language and Literature
    Medieval English poetry (esp. Layamon, Chaucer, Langland, Gower); medieval drama; medieval history writing; history of the book; literature and the prospect of cultural history
  • Medieval Studies
    Old and Middle English literature and its contexts; medieval historiography


Gandolfo Nixon, Maria Alejandra

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Research Associate, Plant Biology (mag4@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/maria-gandolfo

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Australia/Oceania
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Biology
    Paleobotany and Plant anatomy, with emphasis on plant evolution and development, origin of angiosperms, Cretaceous and Tertiary floras and paleoclimate of North and South America.


Gao, Huaizhu

College of Engineering
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (hg55@cornell.edu)
http://www.cee.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=hg55

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Countries: United States of America, Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Atmospheric Science
    air quality; transport and environment; sustainable development
  • Sustainable Energy
    public affairs
  • Public Affairs
    systems engineering
  • Systems Engineering
    transportation and environment; energy sustainability
  • Computational Science and Engineering
    transportation systems; transportation and environment/energy
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering


Garces, Christopher

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Anthropology (ceg97@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/chris-garces

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: Western Europe, Andean Latin America, United States of America
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Full Professional)
  • English
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    ethical and religious questions in Latin America
  • Anthropology
    political anthropology and religion; Catholic humanitarianism; race, charity, sovereignty; continental theory and colonialism; the Andes, Latin America, United States


Garces, Maria Antonia

Regions: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, West Asia
Countries: Spain, Italy, Mediterranean Countries
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    Renaissance and Baroque Spanish literature; Colonial Spanish American literature; psychoanalytic and feminist theory
  • Romance Studies


Garcia, Maria Cristina

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (mcg20@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/maria-cristina-garcia

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    Immigration and refugee history; climate refugees
  • American Studies
    Refugees and asylum seekers; climate refugees; migration in the Americas; North American Immigration policy; US Immigration history; the US-Mexico border; US-Cuba relations.
  • Latina/o Studies
    U.S. Latina/Latino history; Immigration
  • History


Gaur, Vishal

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Management (vg77@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=vg77

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Management
    operations management


Gavirneni, Nagesh

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor, Management (sg337@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=sg337

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Management
    supply chain management; inventory control; mathematical programming; scheduling; simulation; production and operations management
  • Operations Research and Information Engineering
    supply chain management; inventory control; production scheduling; simulation; optimization


Gay Luks, Joanna

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Romance Studies (jgl7@cornell.edu)
http://as.cornell.edu/joanna-luks-0

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Italy, Croatia
Languages:

  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Mandarin
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    TA development for language pedagogy, articulation across language, literary and cultural studies, and materials development for language learning and teaching, including the (re)conceptualization and visualization of grammar drawing from theories in cognitive grammar and literacy development.


Gebremedhin, Kifle

College of Engineering
Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (kgg1@cornell.edu)
https://bee.cals.cornell.edu/people/kifle-gebremedhin

Regions: Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
    structural analysis and design; animal housing systems; thermal environment; heat and mass transfer
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    structural engineering

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