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.


Kennedy, William J.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Comparative Literature (wjk3@cornell.edu)
http://complit.cornell.edu/william-john-kennedy

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

  • Italian
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Italian and French Renaissance literature
  • Comparative Literature
    Renaissance and Baroque literature; rhetoric and poetics; history of literary criticism
  • Medieval Studies
    rhetoric; Neo-Latin; late medieval literature and criticism


Kessler, Andre

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (ak357@cornell.edu)
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/kessler/index.html

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: North America, Kenya, Peru, Costa Rica and Colombia.
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    Molecular and Chemical Ecology; Plant-Insect Interactions; Multitrophic Interactions; Insect Herbivore-Induced Plant Responses to Herbivory; Mechanisms and Ecological Consequences


Ketola, H. George

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Associate Professor Adjunct, Biological and Environmental Engineering (hgk1@cornell.edu)
https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/h-george-ketola

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
    Nutritional, physiological and environmental impacts on reproduction in fish. Recent years---Impacts of thiamine deficiency in feral salmonids and walleye foraging on alewives. Dietary reductions of phosphorus discharges from fish hatcheries.


Khatchadourian, Lori

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies (lk323@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/lori-khatchadourian

Languages:

  • Armenian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Russian
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Archaeology
    Archaeology of the Near East, South Caucasus, and Eurasia; Achaemenid Persian Empire; archaeology of the contemporary past; the politics of archaeology
  • Anthropology
    Socialism and post-socialism in Eurasia and the South Caucasus; imperialism and sovereignty; materiality and landscape


Kim, Chris Younghoon

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Music (cyk8@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/chris-younghoon-kim

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • Korean
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    Performance: Orchestra, Conducting


Kirk, Athena

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Classics (aek238@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/athena-kirk?netid=aek238

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Greek Literature


Kirshner, Jonathan

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (jdk5@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/jonathan-david-kirshner

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    economics and national security; IR theory; money and finance
  • Government
    international relations; international political economy; political economy and national security


Klein, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Romance Studies (rjk11@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/richard-klein

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    modernism, contemporary French thought, cultural history and critical theory
  • Romance Studies
    nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature; literary criticism


Kleinberg, Jon

College of Engineering
Tisch University Professor, Computer Science; Information Science (kleinber@cs.cornell.edu)
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/kleinber/

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    Link Analysis and Modeling of Large-Scale Information Networks; Discrete Optimization and Network Algorithms; and Algorithmic Approaches to Clustering, Indexing, and Data Mining


Kleinman, Kent

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Gale and Ira Drukier Dean, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning; Professor, Architecture (aapdean@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/kent-kleinman

Regions: Europe
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    Architectural Design


Kline, Ronald R.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Bovay in the History and Ethics of Professional Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Science & Technology studies (rrk1@cornell.edu)
http://sts.cornell.edu/ronald-r-kline

Regions: Europe, Global
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • History
    history of technology and engineering in the United States
  • Science and Technology Studies
    history of technology in the United States, especially information technology, engineering, industrial research, and consumer technology
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    history of technology; history of cybernetics in the Cold War


Koch, Michael

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, English (mk64@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/michael-koch

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • English
    Narrative Writing


Kollias, George

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Clinical Sciences (gvk2@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/george-v-kollias-dvm-phd

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Belize
Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    infectious diseases of free-ranging and captive wildlife; avian pharmacokinetics
  • Zoology and Wildlife Conservation
    wildlife health and pathobiology


Kosch, Michelle

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Philosophy (mak229@cornell.edu)
http://www.mkosch.net/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Danish
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Working Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Germanic Studies
    German philosophy; 19th- and 20th-Century German and Danish philosophy
  • Philosophy
    Kant; 19th century; ethics; moral psychology


Koschmann, Julien Victor

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (jvk1@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/julien-victor-koschmann

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Research Specializations:

  • History
    early modern and modern Japanese history; Japanese intellectual history; political thought
  • Asian Studies
    Japanese history


Kraft, Clifford

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Inaugural Director of Environment and Sustainability Program for CALS and CAS; Professor, Natural Resources (cek7@cornell.edu)
http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/cek7/

Regions: Northern America, Global
Countries: USA
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    Fish Ecology; Ecology of Lakes and Streams; Aquatic Resource Conservation and Management


Kramnick, Isaac

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Richard J. Schwartz of Government, Government (ik15@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/isaac-kramnick

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Government
    Anglo-American political thought, eighteenth century to the present
  • History
    British and American political thought since the eighteenth century
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    women in social theory


Krasny, Marianne Elizabeth

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Natural Resources (mek2@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/marianne-krasny

Regions: East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: Korea, Laos, China, Iran
Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    civic ecology; urban environmental stewardship; environmental education; environmental learning in stressed communities
  • Education
    community environmental stewardship; environmental education in urban and other settings


Kreps, Sarah

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Government; Law (sk2245@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/sarah-kreps

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy, France, Spain
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    international relations, security and law; nuclear proliferation; peacekeeping operations
  • Government
    interstate and intrastate conflict; international cooperation and institutions; nonproliferation studies; post-Cold War international order; international law and the use of force


Krishnamurthy, Vikram

College of Engineering
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering (vikramk@cornell.edu)
https://vikram.ece.cornell.edu/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Sweden
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Mathematics
    Stochastic optimization; partially observed Markov decision processes; stochastic filtering theory
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Statistical Signal Processing, Stochastic Control, Stochastic Optimization, Applications in Social Networks, Biosensing, Radars

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