Faculty Database

The Einaudi Center’s Faculty Database tracks Cornell faculty whose research or teaching interests engages with global issues. Information included in the database comes from faculty, departmental and personal websites, as well as the Cornell Graduate School Fields of Study Database.

Our database enables users to search by field of study (e.g. Aerospace Engineering, Animal Science, Anthropology, etc.), research or teaching specialization (e.g. thermal sciences, animal nutrition, biological anthropology), language, region of the world, country, or faculty name.

To add, remove, or modify information in the database, please send an email to faculty@einaudi.cornell.edu.


Fiskesjö, Magnus

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Anthropology (nf42@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/magnus-fiskesj%C3%B6

Regions: Europe, East Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Japan
Languages:

  • Swedish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Norwegian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Wa
    (Working Professional)
  • Japanese
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Danish
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Russian
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Thai
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • •Asian Studies
    China; East and Southeast Asia (esp. Burma, Thailand, Cambodia); China/Southeast Asia borderlands; indigenous peoples and minorities; ethnic relations; history and archaeology; heritage and museums
  • •Anthropology
    general anthropology; historical and political anthropology; autonomy and dependence; sovereignty and state power; slavery and trafficking, ethnic relations and ethnonymy; ethno-politics; genocide and war; taboo and pollution; civilization and barbarism; nature and culture; cultural heritage globally
  • •Public Affairs
    government; politics and policy in anthropological perspective
  • •Archaeology
    state formation; core-periphery dynamics; cognition and culture; religion and sacrifice; Neolithic and Bronze Age archaeology; historical archaeology; museums and heritage


Flecker, Alexander

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (asf3@cornell.edu)
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/flecker/flecker.html

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: Venezuela, Trinidad, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    animal ecology; community and ecosystem ecology; limnology
  • Natural Resources
    stream ecology; fish ecology; food web and ecosystem ecology; tropical ecology and conservation


Fleming, Paul

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, German Studies and Comparative Literature; Taylor Family Director of the Society for the Humanities (pf239@cornell.edu)
http://german.cornell.edu/paul-fleming

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Elementary)
  • Latin
    (Elementary)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Germanic Studies
    18th - 20th century European literature with an emphasis on classicism, romanticism, and realism; aesthetic theory; Small forms


Flood, Maria

College of Arts and Sciences
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Romance (mgf52@cornell.edu)
http://keele.academia.edu/MariaFlood/Talks

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance
    Francophone film and visual culture


Flores-Macias, Gustavo

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Government (gaf44@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/gustavo-flores-mac%C3%ADas

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Portuguese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    comparative political economy; state building; migration; organized crime
  • Latin American Studies
    Latin American political economy
  • Public Affairs
    political and economic development


Fontaine, Michael

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Classics (mf268@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/michael-fontaine?netid=mf268

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece, Italy, Germany
Languages:

  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Full Professional)
  • Italian
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Latin language and literature


Forester, John F.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor, City & Regional Planning (jff1@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/john-forester

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Urban Studies
    community/environmental dispute resolution; participatory planning; ethics; politics of planning
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    planning practice and politics; ethics; critical social theory; negotiation and public dispute resolution
  • City and Regional Planning
    planning practice and politics; ethics; critical social theory; negotiation and public dispute resolution
  • Public Affairs


Formichi, Chiara

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies (cf398@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/chiara-formichi

Regions: South-East Asia
Countries: Indonesia; Burma/Myanmar; Malaysia; Singapore; Hong Kong
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture; Asian Studies; Near Eastern Studies
    History of Islam in Southeast Asia; Contemporary expressions of Islam in Southeast Asia; Religion and State; West Asia-Southeast Asia connections


Foster, Jeremy

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Assistant Professor, Architecture (jf252@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/jeremy-foster

Regions: Africa, Europe
Countries: South Africa, France, Germany, UK
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Afrikaans
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    architectural design; theory and criticism of architecture; landscape/architecture reciprocities; landscape design and urbanism; history and theory of landscape thinking; cultural geographies of place, identity and memory
  • Landscape Architecture
    history and theory of landscape; cultural geography; visual culture and geographical imagination; geographics of displacement


Frank, Jason

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Government (jf273@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/jason-frank

Regions: Northern America
Countries: United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Government
    modern and contemporary political theory, democratic theory, American political thought, historical approaches to the study of political culture


Frank, Jill

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Government (jf725@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/jill-frank

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Government
    History of political thought, ancient Greek political theory, democratic theory, classics in conemporary perspectives


Frank, Robert H.

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Henrietta Johnson Louis of Management, Economics; Johnson Graduate School of Management (rhf3@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/rhf3

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    behavioral economics; applied economics
  • Public Affairs
    behavioral economics; applied economics
  • Sociology
    causes and consequences of earnings inequality
  • Management
    economics; applied microeconomics; behavioral decision theory; business ethics; managerial economics
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    female-male wage differentials


Fredericksen, Donald

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Performing Arts and Media (dlf10@cornell.edu)

Regions: Europe
Countries: Poland
Research Specializations:

  • Theatre Arts
    cinema theory and history
  • Film and Video Studies
    narrative and documentary cinema; psychoanalysis; religion and cinema


Fried, Debra

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (df18@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/debra-fried

Regions: Europe, Australia/Oceania
Countries: United Kingdom, Australia
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    19th- and 20th-century American poetry; history of the lyric; linguistic approaches to poetry; poetic genre and form; prosody; classic American film and film theory


Friedland, Paul

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (paf67@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/paul-friedland

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    Early modern and revolutionary France


Friedman, Elias D.

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Assistant Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (edf286@gmail.com)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/eli-friedman

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    International and comparative labor
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    Social movements, globalization, development, political sociology, work, and theory
  • Development Sociology
    Urbanization, migration, citizenship, education


Fry, William

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor and Chair, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (wef1@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/william-fry

Regions: Europe, South Asia, West Asia
Countries: Netherlands, Israel, Sweden, United Kingdom, India, Bangladesh
Languages:

  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Dutch
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    biology of oomycetes and management of disease they cause (with emphasis on Phytophthora infestans)
  • Plant Protection
    plant disease epidemiology


Fuhrmann, Arnika

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Asian Studies (aif32@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/arnika-fuhrmann

Regions: Europe, South-East Asia
Countries: Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Germany
Languages:

  • Thai
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • French
  • Lao
  • Khmer
  • Pali
  • Sanskrit
  • Latin

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Film and Gender studies, with particular expertise on Thailand
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Southeast Asian literature, film and gender studies with particular expertise on Thailand
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
  • Asian Studies


Fulginiti, Valentina

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer of Italian Language, Romance (vf65@cornell.edu)
http://romancestudies.cornell.edu/valentina-fulginiti

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance
    Romance (Italian literature and culture; Translation Theory; Dystopian/Utopian literature; Migration Literature; Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Teaching)


Fussell, Susan

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Communication; Information Science (sfussell@cornell.edu)
http://sfussell.hci.cornell.edu

Regions: Northern America, East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Elementary)
  • German
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Communication, information science
    Computer-mediated communication; Computer-supported collaborative work; social computing; Human-robot and human-agent communication.

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