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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.

Assistant Professor, Nutrition
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Nutrition

Julia L. Finkelstein is the Follett Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow and associate professor of epidemiology and nutrition.

Geographic Research Area: India, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and America

Assistant Professor, Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Kathryn Fiorella's research interests include planetary health/one health, fisheries, livelihoods, HIV/AIDS, nutritionn and environmental change.

Associate Director
Associate Professor, Anthropology

Magnus Fiskesjö's research concerns ethnic relations and political anthropology in China and Southeast Asia.

K-12 Outreach and Communications Coordinator
LASP Visiting Scholar 2018-21

David Flaten is a LASP visiting scholar and History Professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College, and is researching the opportunities to create a course extension trip to Chile for students at our partner institution Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3).…

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 
Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs

Gustavo Flores-Macías is an associate professor of government. 

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Discipline: Government

Primary Language: Mandarin Chinese

Secondary Languages: Burmese, Indonesian

Research Countries: Indonesia…

Professor, Classics

Michael Fontaine is a Latinist whose latest work is on the effective use of humor in diplomacy. His research ranges across Latin literature, classical Roman and Greek society, and the Renaissance.

Administrative Assistant
Jason Ford provides comprehensive administrative support for IES. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Texas Christian University as well as a Master of Arts in European and Mediterranean Studies from New York University.
Associate Professor, Asian Studies

Trained in classical Islamic studies and the history of Islam in Indonesia - in Italy (University of Rome) and London (SOAS) respectively, Chiara Formichi has held positions in Singapore (post-doctoral fellow at the Asia Research Institute), Leiden (research fellow…

Associate Professor, Architecture

Jeremy Foster is interested in the opportunities landscape thinking offers for environmental understanding, interpretation, and design practice.

Graduate Student

Amy is a PhD student in International Nutrition, in the division of Nutritional Sciences. Her research focuses on micronutrient status and maternal and child health.

Graduate Student

Karlie is a PhD. student in the Department of Anthropology. There she focuses on India religions, sovereignty, reform movements, temporality, and psycho-analysis.

Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management Emeritus

Robert H. Frank's research focuses on strategy and business economics, behavioral economics, and entrepreneurship. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos. For more than a decade, his Economic View column appeared monthly in the New York Times.

Associate Professor, International and Comparative Labor

Eli Friedman joined the faculty of the ILR School's department of International and Comparative Labo after completing his PhD in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. His primary areas of interest are China, development, education, social movements,…

Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology 
Associate Professor, Asian Studies

Arnika Fuhrmann is an interdisciplinary scholar of Southeast Asia, working at the intersections of the region’s aesthetic and political modernities.

Visiting Scholar, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Chip Gagnon is a professor of politics at Ithaca College and a long-term visiting scholar at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies.

Senior Research Associate, Plant Biology
Professor, American Studies
Associate Professor, Law

Maggie Gardner is a scholar of civil procedure and international law. She studies how to improve the efficiency and coordination of litigation involving foreign parties and is also interested in decision making and procedure from the perspective of U.S. district…

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: MS

Anticipated Degree Year: May 2020

Commitee Chair/Advisor: Neema Kudva

Discipline: City and Regional Planning

Primary…

Assistant Professor, SUNY-Buffalo

Jennifer Gaynor's research examines the constitution of maritime worlds, especially the spatial dimensions of the maritime, through the analysis of material practices, forms of representation, and institutional structures.

Professor, Biological and Environmental Engineering

Kifle Gebremedhin is an international professor of biological and environmental engineering.

Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies

Weiqing-Su George is a native speaker of Chinese,  and has native fluency in English, advanced skills in Cantonese, and intermediate skills in Japanese. She is a member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and the Chinese Language Teachers…

Professor, History

Geographic Research Area: India and Pakistan

Teaching/Research Interests: History of British colonialism, popular and radical political movements, and gender and sexuality

Professor, University of Rochester

Thomas Gibson’s first field research project concerned the relationship between the egalitarian and pacifist values of the Buid, an indigenous people inhabiting the highlands of Mindoro, Philippines, and the hierarchical and aggressive values of the Christian and…

Senior Research Associate, Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Martin Gilbert is interested in pursuing health-related research that has direct relevance to the conservation of wildlife, particularly carnivores and scavengers. This includes approaches to understand how endangered species are impacted at a population level by…

Senior Lecturer, Anthropology
Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies

Geographic Research Area: Iran and the Middle East

Teaching/Research Interests: Democracy in Modern Iran, Russo-Iranian relations, constitutional movements in the Middle East, Mongol rule in the Middle East

Assistant Professor, Africana Studies and Research Center

Tao Leigh Goffe is an assistant professor of literary theory and cultural history with a joint appointment in the Africana Studies and Research Center and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Professor, South Asia Religions

Geographic Research Area: India

Teaching/Research Interests: South Asian religions, North Indian devotional traditions, and modern Indian religious movements

Professor Emeritus, City and Regional Planning
Assistant Professor, Global Development

Jenny Goldstein is interested in environmental conservation and development in the tropics, intersections of data infrastructure and land governance, global food and agriculture systems, the financialization of land, and the role of scientific knowledge in climate…

Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies

Seema Golestaneh studies the anthropology of Islam, contemporary Sufi and Shi'i thought in Iran, and literary cultures.

Robert G. Tobin Professor of Food Marketing
Associate Professor, Development Sociology

Angela Gonzales is a 2014 Engaged Faculty Fellow, and associate professor in the Department of Development Sociology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture

Maria Goula is an associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture. Her research focuses on coastal tourism, especially coastal dynamics and the interpretation and reinvention of leisure patterns.

Graduate Student

Raashid is a PhD student in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, where he studies early Islamic law and history.

Curator, Echols Collection

Before taking on the position of curator of the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia, Green worked at Northern Illinois University Libraries as curator of the Donn V. Hart Southeast Asia Collection.

Professor, African History

Sandra Greene's research interests have ranged widely over the past 40 years, from the study of gender and ethnic relations in West Africa to the role that religious beliefs, warfare, and the experience of slavery have played in the lives of individuals and…

Jean McKelvey–Alice Grant Professor

Kati Griffith is a professor in the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History in Cornell's ILR School and an associate member of the Cornell Law faculty. Her research focuses primarily on the intersection of immigration and workplace law and legal issues…

Tessler Family Professor of Digital and Information Law

James Grimmelmann studies how laws regulating software affects freedom, wealth, and power. He is the author of the casebook Internet Law: Cases and Problems, now in its fifth edition, and of over forty scholarly articles and essays He is also a regular…

Managing Editor, SEAP/CMIP Publications
Professor, Africana Studies

Siba N’Zatioula Grovogui's research focuses on international relations theory, political theory, and African thought. Watch his faculty profile on video.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2023-2024

Committee Chair/Advisor: V. Munasinghe

Discipline: Anthropology

Primary Languages: Mandarin…

LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21

Yamilé is a second year PhD student in the Government Department, with a focus on comparative politics and Latin America. She is interested in the study of corruption and voting behavior, with an emphasis on the Peruvian case.