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.


Sakai, Naoki

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Asian Studies; Comparative Literature (ns32@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/naoki-sakai

Regions: Europe, Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Modern Europe; Transpacific North America
Languages:

  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Korean
    (Limited Working)
  • Chinese
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Film and Video Studies
    Asian cinema; visual culture; postcolonial theory
  • History
    intellectual, cultural, and literary history in early modern and modern Japan
  • Asian Studies
    Japanese literature
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Japanese literature and intellectual history; comparative literature
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    nationalism; colonialism; racism; the study of visuality, aural-orality and body; translation and writing systems; 17th- to 20th-Century Japanese thought; Japanese literacy criticism; subjectivity and comparative philosophy
  • Comparative Literature
    translation studies; nationalism; visual and aural/oral signifying practices; ideographic characters and phoneticism


Saltzman, Sidney

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor Emeritus, Architecture (ss47@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/individual30422

Research Specializations:

  • Regional Science
    city and regional planning
  • City and Regional Planning


Salvatore, Nick

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor, Maurice and Hinda Neufeld Founders in Industrial and Labor Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations (nas4@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/nick-salvatore

Regions: Europe
Countries: Croatia, Italy, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • History
    American history; social history in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, with emphasis on African American and labor history; radicalism and dissent
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history


Samuels, Shirley

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (srs8@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/shirley-samuels

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • American Studies
    18th and 19th century American fiction; American women writers
  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    American art; American studies; women
  • English Language and Literature
    American literature and culture; 18th- and 19th-century American fiction; feminist criticism, American studies
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    American women; women's fiction


Sanders, Mildred Elizabeth

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (mes14@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/elizabeth-sanders

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: United States
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    political development; social movements; regulation
  • Public Affairs
    political development; social movements; regulation


Sangren, P. Steven

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Anthropology (pss3@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/paul-steven-sangren

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

  • Mandarin
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Chinese anthropology
  • Asian Religions
    Chinese religion and society; cultural and social anthropology; ideology and power related to gender; myth and religious symbols
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    chinese religion and society; cultural and social anthropology; ideology and power related to gender; myth and religious symbols.
  • Anthropology
    Chinese studies; demography; economic anthropology; comparative religion; ideology and social production
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Chinese studies; demography; economic anthropology; comparative religion; ideology and social production


Santiago-Irizarry, Vilma

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Latino Studies Program (vs23@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/vilma-santiago-irizarry

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

  • Latin American Studies
    ethnicity; language, institutional culture, legal anthropology, ethnographic methods, urban anthropology, Latino cultures
  • American Studies
    ethnoracial identity; law; medicine; language; institutional culture; ethnographic methods; dance; the United States; Spanish-speaking Caribbean
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Institutional culture, language, law and medicine, ethnoracial identity, methods, dance and human movement, Latino/as, United States and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
  • Latina/o Studies
    institutional culture; legal, applied, and urban anthropology; dance/movement; Latino studies; bilingualism and language
  • Public Affairs
    institutional culture; legal, applied, and urban anthropology; dance/movement; Latino studies; bilingualism and language ideology
  • Anthropology


Sanyal, Paromita

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Sociology (ps724@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/CRW-ps724

Regions: South Asia
Countries: India
Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    Economic Sociology , Development, Gender; Political Sociology; Nonprofit Organizations


Sassler, Sharon

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (ss589@cornell.edu)
http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=ss589

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Sociology
    gender and the life course; young adult transition; cohabitation; marriage
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions
  • Development Sociology
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions
  • Human Development
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions


Savella, Maria Theresa

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (mts12@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/maria-theresa-centeno-savella

Countries: Philippines
Languages:

  • Tagalog
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Indonesian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Tagalog and Indonesian Languages


Sawyer, Paul L.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (pls12@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/paul-sawyer

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    literature of the Victorian period; recent American literature; fiction and poetry of the 19th century


Sayers, William

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Adjunct, Comparative Literature (ws36@cornell.edu)
http://cornell.academia.edu/WilliamSayers

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    Medieval European Languages and Literature; English Etymology, James Joyce


Scharf, Nava

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies (ns21@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/nava-scharf

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Israel
Languages:

  • Modern Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    Modern hebrew


Schat, Karel A.

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (kas24@cornell.edu)
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/faculty/Schat/

Research Specializations:

  • Microbiology & Immunology
    Virology, immunology, and molecular biology of Marek's disease virus, chicken infectious anemia virus, and avian influenza. Pathogenesis of Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). Avian virology and avian immunology in general. West Nile virus and evolution of MHC in American crows.


Scherer, Clifford Wayne

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Communication (cws4@cornell.edu)
https://communication.cals.cornell.edu/people/clifford-scherer

Research Specializations:

  • Communication
    Development of strategies for the communication of complex scientific, technical and risk information to lay audiences, policy-makers and elected officials. Particular attention has been focused on developing models for presenting complex health and environmental risk information to non-scientists, and how that information is utilized, processed and integrated into decision-making.


Schmidt, Stephan

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Associate Professor, City & Regional Planning (sjs96@cornell.edu)
https://courses.cit.cornell.edu/sjs96/about_me.html

Regions: Africa, Europe
Countries: Germany, Tanzania
Languages:

  • German
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • City & Regional Planning
    Land tenure policy, land use change, urban agriculture, regional planning


Schmit, Todd Michael

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Applied Economics & Management (tms1@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/todd-schmit

Regions: Europe, West Asia
Countries: Spain, Israel, Chile
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics & Management
    Agribusiness management and domestic agricultural economic development.


Schneider, Rebecca

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Natural Resources (rls11@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/rebecca-schneider

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Countries: USA
Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    ecological processes in watersheds that are critical for protection of water resource quantity and quality


Schuler, Richard

College of Engineering
Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering (res1@cornell.edu)
http://www.cee.cornell.edu/people/em-profile.cfm?netid=res1res

Research Specializations:

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Micro-planning, management, and pricing of infrastructure and utilities as well as the societal issues of their institutional structure, regional economic impact, and environmental consequences.


Schwarz, Anette

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, German Studies (as163@cornell.edu)
http://german.cornell.edu/people/anetteschwarz.cfm

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    romanticism; realism; modernism; literary theory; philosophy of language; psychoanalysis
  • Germanic Studies
    romanticism; realism; twentieth century; literary theory; psychoanalysis; philosophy of language

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