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.


McNeal, Robin

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Asian Studies (rm253@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/robin-mcneal

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Mandarin
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    ancient and modern Chinese history; Chinese literary sources
  • Asian Studies
    ancient and modern Chinese history; modern Japanese history; Chinese literary sources


McNulty, Tracy

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor; Associate Professor, Romance Studies; Comparative Literature (tkm9@cornell.edu)
http://complit.cornell.edu/tracy-mcnulty

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, France
Languages:

  • French
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    twentieth-century French literature and theory; psychoanalysis; Jewish studies
  • Comparative Literature
    twentieth-century literature; critical theory; psychoanalysis; political theory


Medvecky, Beth Anne

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Research Associate / Eastern Africa Liaison Scientist , Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) / Collaborative Crop Research Program (bam44@cornell.edu)
http://igert.ciifad.cornell.edu/faculty.cfm

Regions: Africa
Countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda - Eastern & Southern Africa
Languages:

  • Kiswahili
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Agriculture and Development
    Agroecology, smallholder agricultural development, cropping systems research, biological pest management, biological soil fertility management, participatory technology development


Mehta, Saurabh

College of Human Ecology
Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences (sm939@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/sm939?netid=sm939

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia
Countries: Ecuador, India, Kenya
Languages:

  • Hindi
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Punjabi
    (Working Professional)
  • Urdu
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Global Health, Diagnostics, Precision Nutrition, Infectious Disease, and Maternal and Child health
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology, particularly HIV, Tuberculosis, and Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Nutritional Interventions, particularly sustainable agriculture-based such as Biofortification


Mehta, Yufen Lee (Frances)

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (yl43@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/yufen-lee-mehta

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China, Taiwan
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Chinese language


Meixner, Laura L.

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies (llm4@cornell.edu)
http://arthistory.cornell.edu/laura-lee-meixner

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Research Specializations:

  • American Studies
    19th century French-American cross-cultural influences; American labor culture and images of labor; art and consumerism; the art market and speculation
  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    nineteenth- and twentieth-century American and European art
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    women art patrons (nineteenth century); representations of women in the nineteenth century


Melas, Natalie Anne-Marie

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Comparative Literature (nam5@cornell.edu)
http://complit.cornell.edu/natalie-melas

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, England, Ancient Greece
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Modern Greek
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    theories of comparison; colonialism and modernism; modern French and English literature; Anglophone and especially Francophone Carribean literature and theory; Atlantic and Mediterranean countermodernities; C.P. Cavafy
  • English Language and Literature
    postcolonial questions; the politics of disciplinary histories; cultural comparison; modernisms (English, French, Caribbean, Greek, Egyptian); Anglophone and Francophone Caribbean literature and theory; multilingualism
  • Romance Studies
    twentieth-century literature and colonialism; Francophone literature, especially Antillean


Mermin, Dorothy Milman

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, English (dmm12@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/dorothy-mermin

Regions: Europe
Research Specializations:

  • English
    Classical Greek poetry and drama, European painting, especially Rembrandt


Mertha, Andrew

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Government (am847@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/andrew-mertha

Regions: East Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: China, Cambodia
Languages:

  • Chinese Mandarin
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hungarian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Full Professional)
  • Khmer
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    Chinese politics; political institutions; public policy and political participation in non-democracies; domestic politics and international trade; political socialization in authoritarian regimes
  • Asian Studies
    modern Chinese and Cambodian political institutions, politics and policies


Merwin, Ian

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Viticulture and Enology (im13@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/ian-merwin

Regions: Northern America, East Asia, South Asia
Countries: Afghanistan, China, United States of America
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Global Development
    integrated management of perennial crops; control of soilborne diseases of trees; tillage and weed control systems on orchard soil; stress physiology in fruit and nut trees; agroecology of perennial crop systems
  • Horticulture
    orchard agroecology; integrated crop management; nutrition, soil/weed management; root biology


Migiel, Marilyn

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Romance Studies (mm55@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/marilyn-migiel

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Italian literature, especially medieval and early modern; feminist criticism
  • Romance Studies
    medieval and Renaissance Italian literature
  • Medieval Studies


Milder, Jeffrey

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Natural Resources (jcm85@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/jeffrey-milder

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    Environmental and social effects of adopting sustainability standard; Participatory and community-based monitoring of agricultural and forestry production systems; Synergies and tradeoffs between crop productivity and environmental outcomes in agroecological production systems; Relationships between site-scale management of production systems and landscape- and watershed-scale flows of ecosystem services and other benefits; Landscape approaches to reconciling food production, conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services, and livelihood improvement; Roles of non-state mechanisms in mainstreaming sustainable production and consumption practices; Innovations in biodiversity monitoring and assessment methods; Innovation in monitoring and evaluation practices and systems.


Miller, Christopher J.

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer, Music (cjm299@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/christopher-j-miller

Regions: South-East Asia
Countries: Indonesia
Languages:

  • Indonesian
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Music
    Performance practice of traditional Javanese music, freely improvised music, music in contemporary Indonesia


Miller, Dennis

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Food Science (ddm2@cornell.edu)
https://foodscience.cals.cornell.edu/people/dennis-miller

Regions: Europe
Countries: Sweden
Research Specializations:

  • Food Science and Technology
    iron bioavailability; iron fortification of foods
  • Nutrition
    mineral bioavailability


Miller, Douglas

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (dlm336@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/dlm336?netid=dlm336

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Policy Analysis and Management; Public Affairs
    Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Health Economics, Public Economics; Development


Miller, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Philosophy (rwm5@cornell.edu)
https://courses.cit.cornell.edu/rwm5/

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: United States of America, Germany
Research Specializations:

  • Government
    ethics of international relations; transnational economic relations and war; social justice; status of economic equality; autonomy and community; global power structure; social movements
  • Philosophy
    social and political philosophy; Marx; epistemology; aesthetics; philosophy of natural and social science; ethics


Miller, William B.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Horticulture (wbm8@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/bill-miller

Regions: Europe
Countries: The Netherlands
Languages:

  • Dutch
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Horticulture
    floriculture; crop physiology


Milstein, Mark

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Clinical Professor, Johnson Graduate School of Management (mm462@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=mm462

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Johnson Graduate School of Management
    Business Growth Opportunities by meeting unmet Market Needs


Minawi, Mostafa

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, History (mm2492@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/mostafa-minawi

Regions: Africa, West Asia
Countries: Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Somaliland, Egypt, Sudan, South Sudan, Red Sea Basin, Djibouti, Libya
Languages:

  • Modern Standard and Levantine Arabic
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Modern Turkish
    (Full Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Ottoman-Turkish
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • History
    The Ottoman Empire, the Modern Middle East, 19th & 20th century imperialism in the Horn of Africa, Western Arabia (Hejaz), the Eastern Mediterranean (Levant), North Africa and the Eastern Sahara.
  • History
    International Law and the Ottoman Empire.


Mirin, Leonard

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Associate Professor, Architecture (ljm3@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/leonard-mirin

Regions: Europe, Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Japan, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Landscape Architecture
    landscape architecture
  • Architecture
    landscape architecture history and theory; landscape architectural design; Japanese landscape architecture

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