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More than 450 faculty from across Cornell come together at the Einaudi Center to imagine and conduct global research. Over 150 graduate and undergraduate students find resources, inspiration, and a global scholarly community through Einaudi's eight regional and thematic programs and minors.

Professor, Asian Studies

Ding Xiang Warner's research interests include Chinese literature and literary thought from Han dynasty through the early Song, early and medieval Chinese intellectual history, and the study of textual production and text culture in premodern China.

Reppy Institute Graduate Fellow
Adjunct Associate Professor, Government

XU Xin is the program manager for the China and Asia-Pacific Studies program (CAPS). His research and teaching focus on Chinese foreign policy and East Asian international relations.

Migrations Faculty Fellow

Stephen Yale-Loehr leads the Einaudi Center's Migrations research team, focused on advancing the health of U.S. refugee and immigrant populations.

Assistant Professor

Ivanna Sang Een Yi is a scholar of Korean literature, culture, and performance. Her research focuses on the performative dimensions of living oral traditions as they interact with written literature and the environment from the late Chosŏn period to the present.…

Program Manager

Joshua Young holds a doctorate in Japanese literature with a scholarly focus on early modern and modern performance and intellectual history.

Retired Associate Director, Food and Nutrition Policy Program

Stephen Younger is currently a scholar in residence at Ithaca College's Department of Economics.

Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Professor in Chinese Law

Xingzhong Yu's academic interests include Chinese law and legal history, social theory, comparative legal philosophy, constitutional law, and cultural studies of law.

Graduate Student

Elaine focuses on the effects of vitamin D supplementation among adult patients with tuberculosis (as well as a subset living with human immunodeficiency virus co-infection) in southern India.

Visiting Scholar

Liu Yuchun is an associate professor at Wuhan University of Science and Technology in China. She holds a doctorate in ancient Chinese history from Wuhan University.

Her research interests are gender, body, and medicine in the Song dynasty. 

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Kelly Zamudio is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and faculty curator of Herpetology at the Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates. Her research interests lie in the fields of population biology, population genetics, systematics, and…

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2021-2022

Committee Chair/Advisor: Kaushik Basu

Discipline: Economics

Primary Language: Indonesian…

Curator and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Asian Studies

Liren Zheng is the curator of the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia at the Cornell University Library. Previously he was the curator of the Dr. Shao You-Bao Overseas Chinese Research and Documentation Center, Ohio University Library.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2020-2021

Discipline: Linguistics

Primary Language: Burmese, Tibetan, Chinese

Research Countries: …

Assistant Professor, Global Development

John Zinda studies social and environmental change, primarily in rural China.

Assistant Professor, Architecture

Sasa Zivkovic directs Cornell AAP's Robotic Construction Laboratory, an interdisciplinary research group investigating robotic based construction technology. He is a coprincipal of HANNAH, an experimental architecture practice based in Ithaca, New York.

Lecturer, Yale University

Eve Zucker’s research focuses on the aftermath of mass violence in Cambodia through the lenses of social memory, morality, the imagination, trust and everyday practices.