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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.

LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21

Michael Cary is a PhD student in the department of Development Sociology. His research investigates the political economy and cultural dimensions of food, agriculture and conservation, with a regional focus on land use change in the Bolivian lowlands.

Senior Lecturer, Johnson School of Business
Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies

Debra Castillo is Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies, professor of comparative literature, and former director of the Einaudi Center's Latin American Studies Program.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2020-21

Design and Production Assistant

Linsen contributes outstanding design expertise to the development of promotional materials for the Institute for European Studies. He is pursuing a Master of Architecture degree from the College of Art, Architecture, and Planning and holds a B.S. in Architecture, '17, from McGill University.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2022-23

Retired Professor, Graduate School

Thak Chaloemtiarana retired from the Department of Asian Studies and as director of the Southeast Asia Program in 2010. He retains appointments in the Graduate School in the fields of Asian literature, religion and culture, and Asian studies.

Assistant Professor, Romance Studies
Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2023-24

Committee chair/advisor: Marina Welker

Discipline: Anthropology

Primary Language: Chinese, English

Adjunct Associate Professor and Senior Research Associate, History

Zhihong Chen received her BA in German language and literature from Beijing Foreign Language College, an MA in International History from Beijing Normal University, an MA in International Studies and an M.S.