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.


Geddes, Richard

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (rrg24@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=rrg24

Regions: Northern America, Australia/Oceania
Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    applied economics; industrial industrial organization; law and economics; basic analytical economics; policy analysis and management
  • Public Affairs
    public affairs
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    regulation and corporate governance; women's property rights; postal services; antitrust policy


Geisler, Charles

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Development Sociology (ccg2@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/charles-geisler

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, Netherlands, Spain
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Portuguese
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Community and Rural Development
    Development Sociology
  • Development Sociology
    environmental sociology; property theory; political sociology; social ecology of welfare and terrorism
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
    land and property reform; public land and protected area management, impact assessment
  • Global Development
    natural resources; development policy
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    protected area comanagement; impact assessment
  • Public Affairs
    public affairs
  • American Indian Studies
    rural sociology; social impact assessment of resource development


George, Weiqing Su

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (wsg3@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/su-george

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Cantonese
    (Full Professional)
  • Japanese
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Mandarin Language


Ghosh, Durba

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, History (dg256@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/durba-ghosh

Regions: South Asia
Countries: India
Languages:

  • Bengali
    (Full Professional)
  • Hindi
    (Full Professional)
  • Urdu
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    modern south Asia; gender; colonialism
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    modern south Asia; gender; colonialism
  • Asian Studies
    women and gender in South Asia; modern history of South Asia; historiography and postcolonial of South Asia


Gibson, Kathleen Joan

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Design and Environmental Analysis (DEA) (kjg4@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=kjg4

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China, Hong Kong
Research Specializations:

  • Design and Environmental Analysis
    interior design; computer-aided design and analysis; design education; design history


Gilgen, Peter

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, German Studies (pg33@cornell.edu)
http://german.cornell.edu/people/petergilgen.cfm

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    European philosophy and literature; German idealism; aesthetics and ethics; lyric poetry; media theory
  • Germanic Studies
    German intellectual history; Germanic literature


Glasgow, Nina

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Development Sociology (ng14@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/nina-glasgow

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: Eastern Europe, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Development Sociology
    Sociodemographic aspects of aging in rural environments and on rural population change more generally


Gleach, Frederic

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology (fwg1@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/frederic-wright-gleach

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: United States of America, Cuba, Puerto Rico
Research Specializations:

  • Archaeology
    archaeology of colonial contexts; museums and material culture; technology studies; history of archaeology; North Africa and the Caribbean
  • Anthropology
    historical anthropology; history of anthropology; material visual culture; museum studies; tourism; warfare; religion; native North America; Puerto Rico; Cuba
  • American Studies
    Native North America, Puerto Rico and Cuba; textual, material and visual culture; tourism; history of American anthropology.
  • American Indian Studies
    native North American historic relations; native and European cultures; Algonquians; Tlingit


Gleason, Kathryn L.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Landscape Architecture (klg16@cornell.edu)
https://landscape.cals.cornell.edu/people/kathryn-l-gleason

Regions: Europe, West Asia, Global
Countries: Italy, Jordan, Israel, India
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Archaeology; Classics; Landscape Architecture
    Landscape and garden archaeology; Design history; Conservation of archaeological sites; Roman archaeology; Landscape archaeology; Gardens and designed landscapes of the ancient Mediterranean; Landscape architecture; Landscape archaeology; Classical archaeology.


Glidja, Flavien

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer of French Language, Romance (ftg2@cornell.edu)
http://romancestudies.cornell.edu/people/faculty-directory/flavien-glidja/

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Research Specializations:

  • Romance
    French Language


Gocheleishvili, Iago

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies (ig44@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/iago-gocheleishvili

Regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia, West Asia
Countries: Iran, Middle Eastearn countries, Russia
Languages:

  • Georgian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Russian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Persian
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    Persian (Farsi) Language, Iranian history, Modern Iranian society, Georgian Language


Goehner, Werner

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor, Architecture (whg1@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/werner-goehner

Regions: Europe, South Asia
Countries: Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, France and India
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    architectural design; theory of architecture
  • Urban Design, Urban Theory
  • Museum Design, Housing Development


Gold, Daniel

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Asian Studies (drg4@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/daniel-gold

Regions: South Asia
Countries: India
Languages:

  • Hindi (4), Urdu (3), Sanskrit (3), Rajasthani (2), French (3), German (3), Russian (3)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    South Asian religions
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    south asian religions; north indian devotional traditions; modern indian religious movements; indian devotional verse; meditation traditions in south asia


Goldsmith, William W.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor Emeritus, City & Regional Planning (wwg1@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/william-w-goldsmith

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    political economy; international urbanization; development and underdevelopment; Latin American studies
  • Urban Studies
    regional planning; international planning
  • Regional Science
    urban studies; Latin American studies; urban poverty; urbanization and environment; international planning; political economy
  • Global Development
    urban studies; Latin American studies; urban poverty; urbanization and environment; international planning; political economy
  • City and Regional Planning
    urbanization; poverty and inequality; racial segregation; political economy; urban environment
  • Public Affairs
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development


Goman, Michelle

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Senior Research Associate, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (mg254@cornell.edu)
http://www.geo.cornell.edu/eas/res_surf_sed/faculty/michelle_goman.html

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
    Reconstructing and understanding Quaternary, particularly Holocene, environmental change.


Gomez, Miguel I.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Assistant Professor, Applied Economics & Management (mig7@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/miguel-gomez

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    food distribution and marketing; quantitative methods
  • Economics
    food marketing and distribution; supply chain analysis
  • Global Development
    marketing; applied industrial organization
  • Applied Economics and Management
    sustainable food systems; marketing and food distribution
  • Public Affairs
  • Systems Engineering


Gonzales, Angela

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Development Sociology (aag27@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/angela-gonzales

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

  • Development Sociology
    American Indian ethnicity and identity; nationalism and tribal sovereignty; comparative race and ethnic relations in the United States
  • Community and Rural Development
    Development Sociology
  • American Indian Studies
    sociology of identity; U.S. Indian law and policy; indigenous intellectual and cultural property rights


Gosa, Travis L.

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (tlg72@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/travis-l-gosa

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Countries: African-America
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    sociology of education; sociology of the family; race and ethnicity; popular and youth culture; qualitative research
  • Education
    sociology of education; sociology of the family; race and ethnicity; popular and youth culture; qualitative research methods


Gracen, Vernon

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Emeritus Professor; Senior Associate Professor, West Africa Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI), Univ. of Ghana and Visiting Professor , Center for Agricultural Biotechnology(CAB), Kasetsart university, Owner and Principal Scientists , VG Genetics, INC., Plant Breeding and Genetics (vg45@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/vernon-gracen

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South-East Asia
Countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria ,Zimbabwe, Thailand, Brazil, Colombia.
Research Specializations:

  • Global Food Production
    Plant Breeding and Genetics; Cornell Transnational Learning Program; WACCI; CAB


Gravani, Robert Bernard

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Food Science (rbg2@cornell.edu)
https://foodscience.cals.cornell.edu/people/robert-gravani

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: United States of America, Mexico
Research Specializations:

  • Food Science and Technology
    extension; food microbiology; sanitation regulations

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