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.


Katagiri, Yukiko

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (yk43@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/yukiko-katagiri

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Japanese Language


Katz, Harry Charles

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (hck2@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/harry-katz

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • Public Affairs
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history; international and comparative labor; dispute resolution


Katz, Jan Hack

School of Hotel Administration
Senior Lecturer, Hotel Administration (jhk14@cornell.edu)
https://sha.cornell.edu/about/directory/instructors/jhk14

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Hotel Administration
    Developing international programs to provide students with broader and deeper international knowledge and to support the administration and faculty to build a larger international footprint


Katzenstein, Mary

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Stephen and Evalyn Milman of American Studies, Government (mfk2@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/mary-fainsod-katzenstein

Regions: Europe, Northern America, South Asia
Countries: United States of America, India
Languages:

  • Hindi
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Government
    feminism, women
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    feminism, women's movements, state policies; Indian politics, gender and ethnicity; U.S. incarceration
  • Asian Studies
    government; India; ethnicity
  • American Studies
    public affairs
  • Public Affairs
    women and politics; population policy; South Asia
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Katzenstein, Peter

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. of International Studies, Government (pjk2@cornell.edu)
https://pkatzenstein.org/application_site.php?%2F

Regions: Europe, East Asia
Countries: Germany, Austria, Japan
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    international relations and comparative politics
  • Germanic Studies
    political, economic, cultural affairs of Germany and Europe
  • Government
    security policy, political economy; relation between international and domestic politics
  • Public Affairs
    security policy; political economy; relation between international and domestic politics


Kay, Suzanne Mahlburg

College of Engineering
Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (smk16@cornell.edu)
http://www.eas.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=smk16

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Germany
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Geological Sciences
    igneous petrology; geochemistry


Keller, Patricia

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Romance Studies (pmk73@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/patricia-keller

Regions: Europe
Countries: Spain
Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    peninsular Spanish literature


Kenkel, Donald S.

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management and Economics (dsk10@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/dsk10?netid=dsk10

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Public Affairs
    economics of disease prevention and health promotion policies; cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of health
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    health economics and policy; cost-benefit analysis
  • Economics
    health economics; public finance


Kennedy, William J.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Comparative Literature (wjk3@cornell.edu)
http://complit.cornell.edu/william-john-kennedy

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

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

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Italian and French Renaissance literature
  • Comparative Literature
    Renaissance and Baroque literature; rhetoric and poetics; history of literary criticism
  • Medieval Studies
    rhetoric; Neo-Latin; late medieval literature and criticism


Kessler, Andre

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (ak357@cornell.edu)
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/kessler/index.html

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: North America, Kenya, Peru, Costa Rica and Colombia.
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    Molecular and Chemical Ecology; Plant-Insect Interactions; Multitrophic Interactions; Insect Herbivore-Induced Plant Responses to Herbivory; Mechanisms and Ecological Consequences


Ketola, H. George

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Associate Professor Adjunct, Biological and Environmental Engineering (hgk1@cornell.edu)
https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/h-george-ketola

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
    Nutritional, physiological and environmental impacts on reproduction in fish. Recent years---Impacts of thiamine deficiency in feral salmonids and walleye foraging on alewives. Dietary reductions of phosphorus discharges from fish hatcheries.


Khaing, Yu Yu

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer, Asian Studies (yk696@cornell.edu)
https://asianstudies.cornell.edu/yu-yu-khaing

Regions: South-East Asia
Countries: Myanmar
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • language, culture and media projects


Khatchadourian, Lori

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies (lk323@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/lori-khatchadourian

Languages:

  • Armenian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Russian
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Archaeology
    Archaeology of the Near East, South Caucasus, and Eurasia; Achaemenid Persian Empire; archaeology of the contemporary past; the politics of archaeology
  • Anthropology
    Socialism and post-socialism in Eurasia and the South Caucasus; imperialism and sovereignty; materiality and landscape


Kim, Chris Younghoon

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Music (cyk8@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/chris-younghoon-kim

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • Korean
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    Performance: Orchestra, Conducting


Kirk, Athena

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Classics (aek238@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/athena-kirk?netid=aek238

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Greek Literature


Kirshner, Jonathan

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (jdk5@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/jonathan-david-kirshner

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    economics and national security; IR theory; money and finance
  • Government
    international relations; international political economy; political economy and national security


Klein, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Romance Studies (rjk11@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/richard-klein

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    modernism, contemporary French thought, cultural history and critical theory
  • Romance Studies
    nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature; literary criticism


Kleinberg, Jon

College of Engineering
Tisch University Professor, Computer Science; Information Science (kleinber@cs.cornell.edu)
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/kleinber/

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    Link Analysis and Modeling of Large-Scale Information Networks; Discrete Optimization and Network Algorithms; and Algorithmic Approaches to Clustering, Indexing, and Data Mining


Kleinman, Kent

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Gale and Ira Drukier Dean, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; Professor, Architecture (aapdean@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/kent-kleinman

Regions: Europe
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    Architectural Design


Kline, Ronald R.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Bovay in the History and Ethics of Professional Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Science & Technology studies (rrk1@cornell.edu)
http://sts.cornell.edu/ronald-r-kline

Regions: Europe, Global
Languages:

  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    history of technology and engineering in the United States
  • Science and Technology Studies
    history of technology in the United States, especially information technology, engineering, industrial research, and consumer technology
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    history of technology; history of cybernetics in the Cold War

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