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.


Smith Einarson, Margaret

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics (mes25@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/margaret-e-smith

Regions: Africa
Countries: Ghana, Mexico, Costa Rica, Kenya
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Breeding
    maize breeding and genetics
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    maize breeding; crop genetic diversity; farmer participatory plant breeding approaches
  • Global Development
    varieties for smallholders farmers; farmer variety selection and conservation; participatory plant breeding; tropical crop production systems
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    variety interactions with crop management; farmer seed systems; sustainable agriculture


Sogah, Dotsevi

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology (dys2@cornell.edu)
http://chemistry.cornell.edu/faculty/detail.cfm?netid=dys2

Regions: Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Chemistry and Chemical Biology
    polymer; organic; bio-organic; materials


Solecki, Slawomir

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Mathematics (ss3777@cornell.edu)
http://math.cornell.edu/slawomir-solecki

Regions: Europe
Countries: Poland
Research Specializations:

  • Mathematics
    Mathematical logic


Son, Suyoung

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies (suyoung.son@colorado.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/suyoung-son

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    cultural history of early modern china (1500-1900)
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    cultural history of early modern china (1500-1900)


Song, Meejeong

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (ms296@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/meejeong-song

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Korea
Languages:

  • Korean
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Working Professional)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Korean Language


Sorrells, Mark Earl

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics (mes12@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/faculty

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Breeding
    plant molecular genetics and small grains breeding; comparative genomics


Sosoe, Philippe

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor and Milstein Fellow, Mathenatics (ps934@cornell.edu)
https://pi.math.cornell.edu/m/People/bynetid/ps934

Regions: Northern America
Countries: Canada
Languages:

  • English

Research Specializations:

  • Mathematics
    Probability, analysis, mathematical physics


Specht, Specht

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science (Plant Biology Section) (cds266@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/chelsea-specht/

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Mexico
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    Physiological ecology, population ecology, ecological genetics, population biology, systematics, paleobiology
  • Plant Biology
    Molecular evolution, genetics and genomics of trait evolution including floral development, carnivory and plant thermogensis


Spies, Rupert

School of Hotel Administration
Senior Lecturer, Hotel Administration (rs20@cornell.edu)
https://sha.cornell.edu/corporations-recruiters/events/ebv/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Hotel Administration
    Restaurant operations management; international multi unit restaurant management; catering management; hospitality supply chain management; food systems for space explorations.


Starr, Deborah

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies (das86@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/deborah-starr

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Middle east, Egypt, Israel
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Arabic
    (Full Professional)
  • Hebrew
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    modern Arabic and Hebrew literature; Middle Eastern cinema; cosmopolitanism; Minorities of the Middle East
  • Near Eastern Studies
    modern Hebrew and Arabic literature; critical theory; film


Stedman, Richard

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Natural Resources (rcs6@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/richard-stedman

Languages:

  • Swedish
    (Elementary)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Development Sociology
    linkages between social and ecological systems; natural resource and community interactions; natural resources; environmental sociology
  • Natural Resources
    linkages between social and ecological systems; natural resource and community interactions; natural resources; environmental sociology; human dimensions of natural resource management


Steenhuis, Tammo

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Biological and Environmental engineering (tss1@cornell.edu)
https://bee.cals.cornell.edu/people/tamme-steenhuis

Regions: Africa, Europe, East Asia, South Asia
Countries: Asia: China, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Cambodia and the Phillipines. Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Ghana, Burkino Fasso, Ivory Coast, Niger and Mali Europe: Greece and the Netherlands.
Research Specializations:

  • Water Resources
    environmental policy
  • Public Affairs
    geohydrology
  • Geological Sciences
    innovative ways of integrated watershed management
  • Global Development
    soil and water engineering; water management; watershed hydrology; groundwater quality engineering
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
    water scarcity; scion technical aspects watershed management; international hydrology
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    watershed management; ground and nonpoint source pollution; hydrology; irrigation
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development


Stein, Peter

Research Specializations:

  • Physics
    experimental particle physics
  • Public Affairs
    science and technology policy


Stevens, Patrick J.

College of Arts and Sciences
Librarian, University Library (pjs3@cornell.edu)
http://guides.library.cornell.edu/prf.php?account_id=9253

Regions: Europe, Northern America, West Asia
Countries: Iceland, Nordic countries, Israel, Europe, North Africa, Near East
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Modern Icelandic
    (Working Professional)
  • Old Icelandic
    (Working Professional)
  • Danish
    (Limited Working)
  • Scandinavian
    (Working Professional)
  • Dutch
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Biblical
    (Working Professional)
  • Rabbinic Hebrew
    (Working Professional)
  • Modern Hebrew
    (Limited Working)
  • Italian
    (Working Professional)
  • Portuguese
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Working Professional)
  • Russian
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • University Library
    Old Norse and Icelandic Languages and Literature; Nordic Medieval Studies


Stoltzfus, Rebecca

College of Human Ecology
Professor and Director, Nutritional Sciences (rjs62@cornell.edu)
http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/05/rebecca-stoltzfus-tapped-lead-goshen-col...

Regions: Africa
Countries: Kenya, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Haiti
Research Specializations:

  • Global Development
    maternal and child nutrition, micronutrient deficiences, anemia, parasitic infections
  • Nutrition
    maternal child nutrition; micronutrient deficiencies; nutrition and infection; parasitic infections; anemia; iron; zinc; vitamin A; lactation; nutrition interventions
  • Epidemiology
    nutrition; maternal and child health; international health; helminth infections


Stout, Lynn

Research Specializations:

  • Law
    Corporate governance, financial regulation, law and economics, and moral behavior


Stover, Patrick J.

College of Human Ecology
Professor and Director, Nutritional Science (pjs13@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/pjs13?netid=pjs13

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology
    regulation of folic acid mediated one-carbon metabolism; determination of the metabolic role of leucovorin
  • Nutrition
    regulation of one-carbon metabolism, genome stability and methylation


Strang, David

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Sociology (ds20@cornell.edu)
http://sociology.cornell.edu/david-strang

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    diffusion, imitation and learning processes; organizations; comparative political structures; event history methods


Strauss, Barry

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (bss4@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/barry-stuart-strauss

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    ancient history
  • History
    ancient history, Greek and Roman; classical and Hellenistic Greece; the Greek city; late antiquity and early Byzantine
  • Archaeology
    Greek and Roman history; political, social, intellectual, and military history
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    history of war; military sociology; strategy


Sturgeon, Nicholas

College of Arts and Sciences
Susan Linn Sage Professor Emeritus, Philosophy (nls6@cornell.edu)
http://philosophy.cornell.edu/nicholas-sturgeon

Regions: Europe, Global
Countries: UK
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Philosophy
    History of Modern Philosophy; Ethics; British Empiricists

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