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.


Najemy, John

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, History (jmn4@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/john-michael-najemy

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • History; Medieval Studies
    Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy; Florence; political thought; Machiavelli


Nanji, Abdul Gulu

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Africana Studies & Research Center (agn3@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/john-michael-najemy

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies & Research Center


Ndulo, Muna

Regions: Africa, Europe, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Public Affairs
    governance and democratization; human rights; peace keeping and legal aspects of foreign investments
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    governance; constitutional design; human rights; elections; peacekeeping and international law; foreign direct investment
  • Law
    human rights and elections; legal aspects of foreign investment in developing countries; African law; democracy and governance
  • Global Development


Nee, Victor

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Goldwin Smith of Sociology, Sociology (vgn1@cornell.edu)
http://sociology.cornell.edu/victor-nee

Regions: Europe, East Asia
Countries: France, Italy, China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Latin
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    economy and society; racial and ethnic relations; social stratification
  • Public Affairs
    economy and society; racial and ethnic relations; social stratification
  • Government
    sociology
  • Asian Studies
    sociology - China


Nelson, Eric Bronson

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (ebn1@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/eric-nelson

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    ecology and development of oomycetes in the spermosphere and rhizosphere with special emphasis on plant pathogenic Pythium species; understanding how microbial interactions and plant associations influence Pythium development and pathogenesis
  • Plant Protection
    turfgrass diseases; biological control


Nelson, Rebecca

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Pathology and Life Sciences; Plant Breeding and Genetics (rjn7@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/eric-nelson

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

  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
    crop genomics; participatory research; plant pathology
  • Plant Breeding
    disease resistance and management
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    genetics of quantitative disease resistance; international agriculture; current focus on two diseases of maize that are important both in the United States and in Africa: northern corn leaf blight and gray leaf spot
  • Global Development
    improvement and management of resistance for resource-poor farmers; linking agricultural research and extension


Newberry, Susette

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Librarian, University Library (sn18@cornell.edu)
https://www.library.cornell.edu/susette-newberry

Regions: Europe
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Modern Icelandic
    (Working Professional)
  • Dutch
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Biblical
    (Limited Working)
  • Modern Hebrew
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • University Library
    Art, History of Art; WRIT 2100


Ng, David T.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Applied Economics & Management (dtn4@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/david-ng

Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    empirical asset pricing; international finance
  • Economics
    finance; international finance


Ngugi, Mukoma

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, English, Africana Studies and Research Center (mukomangugi@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/mukoma-wa-ngugi

Regions: Africa, Global
Countries: Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Gikuyu
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Kiswahili
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies; African Literature and post-colonial theory; global south studies
    African Literature; Post-colonial Literature and Theory; African Poetry; African Popular Literature and Film; Women and Resistance in African Literature; Translation and African Literature; African and African American political and literary relationships


Ning, Yang

College of Engineering
Assistant Professor, Statistical Science (yn265@cornell.edu)
https://stat.cornell.edu/people/faculty/yang-ning

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Mandarin and English

Research Specializations:

  • Statistics
    High dimensional statistics semi parametrics, causal inference


Nishii, Lisa

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Associate Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (lhn5@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/lisa-nishii

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Research Specializations:

  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    human resource studies; international and comparative labor


Nixon, Kevin C.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Biology (kcn2@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/kevin-nixon

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Biology
    taxonomy of oaks; cladistic theory; paleobotany and phylogeny of angiosperms; cladistic computer programs


Noliwe, Rooks

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Africana Studies and Research Center (nmr67@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/noliwe-rooks

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies and Research Center
    racial implications of beauty, fashion and adornment; racial inequality in education; race, migration and urbanization and Black women's studies.


Novakovic, Andrew Milovan

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Applied Economics & Management (amn3@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/andrew-novakovic

Regions: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Australia/Oceania
Countries: Serbia, Europe, Russia, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, South Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis


Nussbaum, Alan

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Classics; Linguistics (ajn8@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/alan-jeffrey-nussbaum?netid=ajn8

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece, Germany
Languages:

  • Sanskrit
    (Working Professional)
  • Avestan
    (Limited Working)
  • Classical Armenian
    (Limited Working)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Full Professional)
  • Hittite
    (Limited Working)
  • Tocharian
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Italian
    (Elementary)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)
  • Faliscan
    (Limited Working)
  • Oscan
    (Working Professional)
  • Umbrian
    (Working Professional)
  • Old Irish
    (Limited Working)
  • Gothic
    (Limited Working)
  • Old English
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Old Church Slavonic
    (Elementary)
  • Lithuanian
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Greek, Italic, and Indo-European linguistics
  • Linguistics
    Indo-European linguistics; Greek and Latin language and linguistics; Homer; Old Latin


Nydam, Daryl

College of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Professor, Population Medicine and Diagnostics Sciences (dvn2@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/daryl-nydam

Research Specializations:

  • Epidemiology
    dairy production medicine; epidemiology; public health
  • Animal Science
    epidemiology of food security/safety issues related to dairy production medicine; study of economically important infectious diseases, particularly zoonoses, subclinical diseases of periparturient cattle and reproductive efficiency
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    immune response to zoonotic infectious diseases in neonates; immune response interaction with energy balance in periparturient mammals.
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease


Nyrop, Jan Peter

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Cals Dean Office (jpn2@cornell.edu)
http://www.atkinson.cornell.edu/about/people/fellows/view.php?NetID=jpn2

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Protection
    biological control; systems modeling; sampling and decision theory
  • Entomology
    insect population ecology; biological control; computer application in pest management


O'Brien, Kimberly

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Nutritional Science (koo4@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/koo4?netid=koo4

Regions: Global
Countries: Thailand; Malaysia
Research Specializations:

  • Micro Nutrient Metabolism
    Human nutrition; Pregnancy; Mineral Regulation; Mass Spectrometry


O'Connor, Stanley

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, History of Art and Visual Studies (sjo2@cornell.edu)
http://seap.einaudi.cornell.edu/person/stanley-oconnor

Regions: South Asia
Countries: Thailand
Research Specializations:

  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies


O'Hara, Maureen

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Johnson Graduate School of Management and Economics (mo19@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/mo19

Research Specializations:

  • Management
    finance; money and banking; financial institutions, particularly the structure of the securities market; managerial economics
  • Economics
    financial economics; applied economics

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