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.


Loos, Tamara

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History (tl14@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/tamara-loos

Regions: South-East Asia
Countries: Thailand
Research Specializations:

  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Southeast Asia; Thailand; gender; legal studies; sexuality; Internet; travel; identity
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    Southeast Asia; Thailand; gender; legal studies; sexuality; Internet; travel; identity
  • Asian Studies
    Southeast Asian history
  • History
    Southeast Asian studies; gender and legal studies


Lorenz, Philip

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (pal37@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/philip-lorenz

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • Theatre Arts
    drama and the theatre; theatre theory and aesthetics; theatre history; theatre practice
  • Romance Studies
    Renaissance Drama, political theology, sovereignty, poetics and theory, literature and philosophy
  • English Language and Literature


Loucks, Daniel Peter

College of Engineering
Professor Emeritus, Civil & Environmental Engineering (dpl3@cornell.edu)
http://www.cee.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=dpl3

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Water Resources
    ecology and systems analysis methods to the solution of environmental and regional water resource problems
  • Systems Engineering
    integration of economics, ecology, environmental engineering and other applicable disciplines into models for identifying and evaluating alternative natural resource development; management plans and policies
  • Global Development
    mathematical modeling of water resources and environmental quality management systems; urban noise control; regional development; engineering economic-ecologic systems analysis; interactive modeling with computer graphics
  • Regional Science
    water resource and environmental management systems
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    water resource and environmental management systems
  • Public Affairs
    water resource systems
  • Environmental Quality


Lovette, John Irby

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Laboratory of Ornithology (ijl2@cornell.edu)
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/lovette/?page_id=103

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Australia/Oceania
Countries: Kenya, Ecuador, Argentina, Australia
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Swahili
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    ecological genetics; population biology; systematics


Luckow, Melissa A.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Plant Biology (mal8@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/melissa-luckow

Regions: Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Biology
    phylogeny of flowering plants; legume systematics; cultivated plant families


Lurie, Alison

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, English (al28@cornell.edu)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alison_Lurie

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • English
    The Novel, Folklore, Children’s Literature, Creative Writing


Lust, Barbara

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Human Development (bcl4@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/bcl4?netid=bcl4

Regions: Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia, West Asia
Languages:

  • Sinhala
    (Elementary)
  • Hindi
    (Elementary)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Human Development
    first-language acquisition in various languages; universals in syntax acquisition; cognitive science
  • Cognitive Science
    human development; linguistics
  • Psychology
    language and mind, especially first language acquisition; linguistic theory of Universal Grammar; cognitive development
  • Asian Studies
    language and speech, child development, studies in South Asian linguistics
  • Linguistics
    language development; cognitive development


Lynch, Michael

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Science & Technology Studies (mel27@cornell.edu)
http://sts.cornell.edu/michael-e-lynch

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

  • Science and Technology Studies
    sociology of science and technology; ethnomethodology; criminal justice practices; sociology of mental disorder
  • Sociology
    sociology of science; ethnomethodological studies of laboratory practices; visualization in science; the interaction between legal and scientific discourses


Lyons, Thomas Patrick

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Economics (tpl4@cornell.edu)
https://lyons.economics.cornell.edu/

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    economic development and planning in China
  • Economics
    economy of China; economic development


Mabaya, Edward

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Research Associate, Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (em37@cornell.edu)
https://ciifad.cals.cornell.edu/about-ciifad/staff

Regions: Africa
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Shona
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hungarian
    (Limited Working)
  • Ndebele
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development
    Agricultural Development, Seed systems, Economics potential of Genetically Modified crops in Africa, Agribusiness development


MacDonald, Scott

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Norma K. Regan, Philosophy (scm8@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/scott-macdonald?netid=scm8

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Countries: Ancient Greece; Roman Empire; Mediterranean countries
Languages:

  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Classical Greek
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    ancient philosophy
  • Medieval Studies
    medieval philosophy and theology
  • Philosophy
    medieval philosophy; philosophy of religion; ethics; epistemology


Madrid, Alejandro L.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Music; Performing and Media Arts; Latino Studies, American Studies (alm375@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/alejandro-l-madrid

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: Mexico, Cuba, United States
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Working Professional)
  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Performance Studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Transnationalism, Masculinities and Homophobia, Experimentalisms, Modernism, Archives, Embodied Culture


Mahowald, Natalie

College of Engineering
Professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (nmm63@cornell.edu)

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Swedish
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth and Atmospheric Science
    Global interactions between climate and bio-geochemistry through aerosols.


Majumdar, Mukul

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Economics (mkm5@cornell.edu)
https://majumdar.economics.cornell.edu/

Regions: Europe, South Asia
Countries: India, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Languages:

  • Bengali
    (Working Professional)
  • Hindi
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    economic theory
  • Applied Mathematics
    mathematical economics


Mak, Kin Fai

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Physics (km627@cornell.edu)
http://physics.cornell.edu/kin-fai-mak

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Hong Kong
Languages:

  • Cantonese

Research Specializations:

  • Applied Physics
    Engineering Physics
  • Physics
    Experimental condensed matter physics


Makki, Fouad

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Assistant Professor, Development Sociology (fmm2@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/fouad-makki

Regions: Africa
Countries: Notheastern African countries
Languages:

  • Tegra
  • Amharic
  • Tigriña
  • English
  • Italian
  • Arabic

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    development sociology; comparative literature; social theory; international development; historical sociology
  • Development Sociology
    sociology of development; classical and contemporary social theory; international political economy; historical sociology of modernity


Maldonado Mendez, Nilsa

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Romance Studies (nbm4@cornell.edu)
http://as.cornell.edu/nilsa-maldonado-mendez

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Spain, Carribean (Spanish-speaking)
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Feminism and religion in Spanish-speaking countries, teaching Spanish to heritage speakers, history, and women writers in the Spanish-speaking Americas


Mankin, David

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Classics (dpm25@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/david-p-mankin?netid=dpm25

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Latin literature


Mann, Jenny

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (jcm238@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/jenny-c-mann

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    16th- and 17th-century British literature and culture; history of rhetoric; history of science; gender studies


Manning, Sturt

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Goldwin Smith of Classical Archaeology, Classics (sm456@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/sturt-manning?netid=sm456

Regions: Europe
Countries: Cyprus
Research Specializations:

  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    Aegean, Cypriot and East Mediterranean prehistory; archaeological science; classical archaeology and art; dendrochronology; dendroclimatology; dendrochemistry and climate-change science; radiocarbon dating
  • Classics
    Aegean, Cypriot and East Mediterranean prehistory; archaeology; dendrochronology; radiocarbon dating; climate and history
  • Archaeology
    Aegean, Cypriot and East Mediterranean prehistory; classical archaelology; dendrochronology; radiocarbon dating; climate change and history
  • Medieval Studies
    archaeology (especially Mediterranean, Near Eastern, and European); archaeological theory; complex societies; dendrochronology (and dendroarchaeology); climate and history; archaeological science
  • Geological Sciences
    dendrochronology; dendroclimatology; dendrochemistry in the Mediterranean, Near East and Northeast North America; radiocarbon dating and calibration; Aegean, Cypriot and East Mediterranean history
  • Near Eastern Studies
    East Mediterranean prehistory; Mediterranean archaeology; archaeological theory
  • Anthropology

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