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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, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Professor, Romance Studies
Professor, Entomology
LASP Visiting Scholar

Leonardo Aires de Castro is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Political Science Program (PPGPol) in the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. He is researching the impacts of right wing populist ascension in the women legislative agenda, comparing Brazil and United States.

LASP Visiting Scholar 2020-21

Dario Azzellini holds a PhD in political science and sociology.

Professor, Cornell Law School
Associate Professor, History
Associate Professor, English
Associate Professor, History
LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21

Michael Cary is a PhD student in the Department of Global Development. 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.

Assistant Professor, Romance Studies
Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor

Geographic Research Area: South Asia

Teaching/Research Interests: Agricultural biotechnology, intellectual property, international agriculture, international development, and plant breeding and genetics

Associate Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies
Senior Lecturer, Labor Relations, Law, and History
Professor Emeritus, International and Comparative Labor
Clinical Professor, Cornell Law School
Professor, History

Raymond Craib's research and teaching interests revolve around the intersections of space, politics, and everyday practice.

LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'20

Daniel Dawson is a second year PhD student in the history department who studies early modern Spanish America and the Caribbean, with a focus on the religious and cultural history of the African Diaspora.

LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21

Simone De Lemos is a PhD candidate in linguistics and a member of the Computational Linguistics Lab. She holds a BS in computer engineering and an MA in linguistics.

Professor, Crop and Soil Sciences
Professor, Psychology and Neurobiology
Assistant Professor, Latina/o Studies 
Director, Cornell Farmworkers Program

Mary Jo Dudley is a faculty member in the Department of Development Sociology.

Professor Emeritus, Soil and Crop Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Africana Studies and Research Center 
Professor, Natural Resources
Professor Emerita, Anthropology 
Associate Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies 
John P. Windmuller Professor of International and Comparative Labor

Gary Fields is the John P. Windmuller Professor of International and Comparative Labor and professor of economics at Cornell University. He is the 2014 winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics, the top worldwide award in the field.

Assistant Professor, Nutrition
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. 

Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology 
Senior Research Associate, Plant Biology
Professor, American Studies
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology
Professor Emeritus, City and Regional Planning
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. 

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.

Professor, Global Development
Professor Emeritus, Maternal and Child Nutrition
LASP Graduate Fellow '19-'21

Jihany is a graduate student and research assistant of CALS’ department of Landscape Architecture. Trained as a designer, Jihany is particularly interested in the aesthetics of emerging landscapes of production in Latin America.

Professor, Anthropology
Adjunct Professor and Associate Director, IP-CALS academic program

Peter Hobbs is a crop scientist and agronomist, with a research, teaching, and extension focus on rice and wheat systems and conservation agriculture and rural development.

Geographic Research Area: South Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology
Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences