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.
Associate Professor, International and Comparative Labor & Labor Relations, Law, and History
Geographic Research Interest: India, Himalayas
Teaching/Research Interest: Labor, environment, agriculture, political economy, history of science.
Professor, Global Development
Rachel Bezner Kerr's research interests converge on the broad themes of sustainable agriculture, food security, health, nutrition, and social inequalities, with a primary focus in southern Africa. She has four major areas of research:
Isha is a MS/PhD student in the Department of Development Sociology. Her research interests include the study of gender, as a system of knowledge and as practice, specifically in relation to patterns of fertility and the family, with a regional focus on India.
Rohil holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and biotechnology. He completed his master’s degree in food science from Cornell.
Professor, Vassar College
Christopher Bjork earned his PhD in educational anthropology at Stanford University. Certified to teach both elementary and secondary school, he has worked as a classroom teacher in Japan and the United States.
Professor, Asian Studies
Anne M. Blackburn is a professor of South Asia studies and Buddhist studies in the Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University. She received her BA from Swarthmore College and MA and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago.
Curator and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Asian Studies
Geographic Research Area: Nepal
Teaching/Research Interests: History and texts of transregional South Asia, especially social, religious, political, and urban history of the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal
Jocelyn is a PhD student and Tata-Cornell Institute Scholar in the field of international nutrition. She holds a BS in nutritional sciences and is a registered dietitian.
Associate Professor, Asian Studies
Daniel Boucher's research focus is Buddhist studies, particularly the early development of the cluster of Indian Buddhist movements called the Mahayana and their transmission to China in the first few centuries of the Common Era.
Associate Professor, English