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.


Hill, Thomas D.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (tdh1@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/thomas-hill

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom, Scotland, Scandinavia, France
Research Specializations:

  • Medieval Studies
    Old and Middle English literature; Old Norse-Icelandic literature; English philology
  • English Language and Literature
    Old English; Middle English; Old Norse-Icelandic; Old French. Medieval Latin, particularly Biblical exegesis, English and American Folklore


Hinestroza, Juan

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor, Fiber Science & Apparel Design (jh433@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/jh433?netid=jh433

Regions: Global
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Fiber Science and Apparel Design
    textile nanotechnology and smart fibers


Hinrichs, TJ

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, History (th289@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/tj-hinrichs

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Classical Chinese
    (Full Professional)
  • Mandarin Chinese
    (Full Professional)
  • Japanese
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    Chinese medical and religious history
  • Science and Technology Studies
    Chinese medicine and healing
  • Asian Studies
    history and culture of pre-modern China; popular culture of modern China in historical perspective
  • Medieval Studies
    medical history; Chinese government policies to educate southern peoples in medicine; suppression of southern "shamans"


Hirtle, Peter

College of Arts and Sciences
Archivist, University Library (pbh6@cornell.edu)
https://copyright.cornell.edu/

Regions: Northern America
Countries: United States of America
Languages:

  • German
    (Elementary)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • University Library
    Copyright status of unpublished works; Library use of copyrighted works; Archival theory and practice; Digital preservation


Hite, Molly

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor Emerita, English (mph7@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/molly-hite

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: USA; Great Britain
Research Specializations:

  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Twentieth-Century Women Writers; Feminist Theory


Hobbs, Peter

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Adjunct (Retired), Crop & Soil Sciences Section of SIPS (ph14@cornell.edu)
http://soilhealth.org

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia
Countries: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Tibet, Afghanistan, Thailand, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa, Costa Rica and Mexico
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Thai
    (Elementary)
  • French
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    conservation agriculture; soil health


Hockett, Robert C.

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Italian
    (Full Professional)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Law
    financial and business organizational law and economics; distributive justice; international law and finance; social insurance


Hoddinott, John

College of Human Ecology
Babcock Professor of Food and Nutrition Economics and Policy, Nutritional Science (jfh246@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/jfh246?netid=jfh246

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Nutritional Science
    Development Economics; Food security and Nutrition


Hodes, Harold

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Philosophy (hth3@cornell.edu)
http://philosophy.cornell.edu/faculty

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Philosophy
    logic; philosophy of mathematics; philosophy of logic; philosophy of language
  • Cognitive Science
    philosophy


Hodzic, Saida

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor , Anthropology (sh888@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/saida-hod%C5%BEi%C4%87

Regions: Africa
Countries: Ghana
Research Specializations:

  • Anthropology
    Medical and Legal Anthropology; Gender and Sexuality; Human Rights, Violence, Development, and Citizenship; Science and Global Health; Postcolonial and Critical Theory


Hoffmann, Roald

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Frank H. T. Rhodes of Humane Letters Emeritus, Chemistry (rh34@cornell.edu)
http://chemistry.cornell.edu/faculty/detail.cfm?netid=rh34

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, France, Sweden, Russia
Languages:

  • Russian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Swedish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Chemistry and Chemical Biology
    bioinorganic; materials; organometallic; physical; theoretical chemistry
  • Materials Science and Engineering
    electronic structure of molecules, organic or inorganic, discrete molecular structures, or extended arrays in one, two, or three dimensions


Hohendahl, Peter Uwe

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, German Studies (puh1@cornell.edu)
http://german.cornell.edu/peter-uwe-hohendahl

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Research Specializations:

  • Germanic Studies
    eighteenth- to twentieth-century German literature; literary and social theory; comparative literature; intellectual history
  • History
    modern European history, especially intellectual history
  • Comparative Literature
    modern European literature and history, especially German; critical theory and aesthetics


Holden-Smith, Barbara Jean

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Law
    global access to justice, legal and political responses to historical injustices


Holmberg, David H.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Anthropology (dhh8@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/david-holmberg

Regions: South Asia
Languages:

  • Nepali
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Tamang
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Hindi
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    anthropology of women and gender; cultural anthropology; religion and society
  • Anthropology
    culture and meaning; comparative religion; social organization; South Asian studies; women's studies
  • Asian Religions
    myth and ritual studies; ethnology of the Himalayas and South Asia
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    myth and ritual studies; ethnology of the himalayas and south asia; sherpa buddhism
  • Asian Studies
    South Asian anthropology


Holst-Warhaft, Gail

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Adjunct, Classics; Cornell Institute for European Studies; Biological and Environmental Engineering (glh3@cornell.edu)
http://complit.cornell.edu/gail-holst-warhaft

Regions: Europe, West Asia
Countries: Greece, Morocco, Turkey, Former Yugoslavia
Languages:

  • Greek
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Italian
    (Elementary)
  • Portuguese
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    Greek urban music; Mediterranean music; comparative lament studies;


Hong, Yongmiao

College of Arts and Sciences
professor, Economics (yh20@cornell.edu)
https://hong.economics.cornell.edu/

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Mathematics
    econometric theory; economics of China
  • Economics
    econometric theory; economics of China
  • Statistics
    nonparametric testing; econometrics


Hossain, Shahadat

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Visiting Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning (jdh293@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/news-events/kristopher-hartley-shahadat-hossain-policy-d...

Regions: Africa, South Asia
Countries: Bangladesh, India, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya
Languages:

  • English
    (Full Professional)
  • Bengali
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • City and Regional Planning
  • Urban Studies
  • Power and politics
  • Space and territorialization
  • Urban informality


Houissa, Abdelali

College of Arts and Sciences
Librarian, Olin Library (ah16@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.cornell.edu/display/individual22719

Regions: Africa, West Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Olin Library
    Middle East, Islamic Studies, Arabic, Persian, Turkish/Ottoman, North Africa, French North Africa


How, Sarah E.

College of Arts and Sciences
Librarian, Reference and Collection Development, Olin Library (seh4@cornell.edu)
http://guides.library.cornell.edu/prf.php?account_id=9281

Regions: Europe
Countries: Western Europe, European Union, Switzerland
Languages:

  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Olin Library
    Western European Social Sciences, European Union studies, French and Italian languages, literatures and history


Howarth, Robert Warren

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (rwh2@cornell.edu)
http://ecologyandevolution.cornell.edu/robert-warren-howarth

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    aquatic ecosystem biology, watershed science; and environmental management
  • Natural Resources
    aquatic science; resource policy and management; environmental management; biochemistry; aquatic ecosystem science; application of science to environmental management; coastal marine ecology; watershed science and management
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    biogeochemistry; human acceleration of nutrient cycles at regional to global scales; watershed management; coastal nutrient pollution, eutrophication, and hypoxia; the effects of biofuels on environmental quality; greenhouse gas emissions and water qualit
  • Environmental Quality
    community and ecosystem ecology

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