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.


Munasinghe, Viranjini P.

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Anthropology (vpm1@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/viranjini-munasinghe

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

  • Sinhala
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Anthropology
    ethnicity; nationalism; South Asian diaspora; Caribbean; Asian American studies
  • Asian Studies
    South Asia; anthropology


Muratori, Frederick

College of Arts and Sciences
Librarian, University Library (fmm1@cornell.edu)
http://guides.library.cornell.edu/prf.php?account_id=218

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

  • University Library
    Library Research Methods


Murray, Timothy

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (tcm1@cornell.edu)
http://societyhumanities.as.cornell.edu/

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

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Film and Video Studies
    American, British, and French cinema; video/digital media; film theory; psychoanalysis; film and performance
  • Theatre Arts
    dramatic theory; comparative drama; Renaissance
  • Comparative Literature
    film, video, and digital art; performance; French/British early modern literature and art; psychoanalysis
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    film; psychoanalysis; performance; Renaissance studies; electronic art and digital culture
  • English Language and Literature
    international film and new media; visual studies; performance; theory and aesthetics; psychoanalysis; Renaissance studies
  • Romance Studies
    seventeenth-century French literature; film; art and theater; poststructuralism


Musick, Kelly

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor, Policy Analysis and Management; Director of Cornell Population Center (kam386@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/kam386?netid=kam386

Regions: Europe
Countries: Sweden, U.K., Germany
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    Family demography; fertility; union formation and dissolution
  • Sociology
    Social demography; sociology of the family; social stratification and inequality
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    Family policy


Mutkoski, Stephen A.

School of Hotel Administration
Professor, Hotel Administration (sam29@cornell.edu)
https://sha.cornell.edu/about/directory/instructors/sam29

Research Specializations:

  • Hotel Administration
    food and beverage management


Mutschler-Chu, Martha Ann

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics (mam13@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/martha-mutschler-chu

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Biology
    pest resistance and use of wild species in tomato and onion
  • Plant Breeding
    tomato breeding and genetics
  • Horticulture
    vegetable breeding


Myint, Swe Swe

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer Visiting, Asian Studies (sm89@cornell.edu)

Regions: South Asia
Countries: Burma (Myanmar)
Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Burmese Language


Nadasdy, Paul

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor , Anthropology (pn79@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/paul-nadasdy

Regions: Northern America
Countries: Canada
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies; Anthropology; Science and Technology Studies
    Ethnography of Northern Athapaskan Peoples; Indigenous-State Relations; Aboriginal people and the State; Arctic/Sub-Arctic Studies; Hunter-Gatherer Studies; Anthropology of Science and Knowledge; Politics of Wildlife Management; Environmental/Ecological Anthropology.


Nadav-Manes, Boaz

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Assistant Librarian, University Library (btn3@cornell.edu)
https://blogs.brown.edu/libnews/boaz-nadav-manes/

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • University Library
    Renaissance History, Medieval History, Italian Literature


Najemy, John

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, History (jmn4@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/john-michael-najemy

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • History; Medieval Studies
    Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy; Florence; political thought; Machiavelli


Nanji, Abdul Gulu

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Africana Studies & Research Center (agn3@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/john-michael-najemy

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies & Research Center


Ndulo, Muna

Regions: Africa, Europe, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Public Affairs
    governance and democratization; human rights; peace keeping and legal aspects of foreign investments
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    governance; constitutional design; human rights; elections; peacekeeping and international law; foreign direct investment
  • Law
    human rights and elections; legal aspects of foreign investment in developing countries; African law; democracy and governance
  • Global Development


Nee, Victor

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Goldwin Smith of Sociology, Sociology (vgn1@cornell.edu)
http://www.soc.cornell.edu/people/faculty/nee/

Regions: Europe, East Asia
Countries: France, Italy, China
Languages:

  • Chinese
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Latin
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Sociology
    economy and society; racial and ethnic relations; social stratification
  • Public Affairs
    economy and society; racial and ethnic relations; social stratification
  • Government
    sociology
  • Asian Studies
    sociology - China


Nelson, Eric Bronson

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (ebn1@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/eric-nelson

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    ecology and development of oomycetes in the spermosphere and rhizosphere with special emphasis on plant pathogenic Pythium species; understanding how microbial interactions and plant associations influence Pythium development and pathogenesis
  • Plant Protection
    turfgrass diseases; biological control


Nelson, Rebecca

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Pathology and Life Sciences; Plant Breeding and Genetics (rjn7@cornell.edu)
https://pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/people/eric-nelson

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
    crop genomics; participatory research; plant pathology
  • Plant Breeding
    disease resistance and management
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
    genetics of quantitative disease resistance; international agriculture; current focus on two diseases of maize that are important both in the United States and in Africa: northern corn leaf blight and gray leaf spot
  • Global Development
    improvement and management of resistance for resource-poor farmers; linking agricultural research and extension


Newberry, Susette

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Librarian, University Library (sn18@cornell.edu)
https://www.library.cornell.edu/susette-newberry

Regions: Europe
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Modern Icelandic
    (Working Professional)
  • Dutch
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Biblical
    (Limited Working)
  • Modern Hebrew
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • University Library
    Art, History of Art; WRIT 2100


Ng, David T.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Applied Economics & Management (dtn4@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/david-ng

Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    empirical asset pricing; international finance
  • Economics
    finance; international finance


Ngugi, Mukoma

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, English, Africana Studies and Research Center (mukomangugi@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/mukoma-wa-ngugi

Regions: Africa, Global
Countries: Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Gikuyu
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Kiswahili
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies; African Literature and post-colonial theory; global south studies
    African Literature; Post-colonial Literature and Theory; African Poetry; African Popular Literature and Film; Women and Resistance in African Literature; Translation and African Literature; African and African American political and literary relationships


Nishii, Lisa

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Associate Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (lhn5@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/lisa-nishii

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Research Specializations:

  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    human resource studies; international and comparative labor


Nixon, Kevin C.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Biology (kcn2@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/kevin-nixon

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Biology
    taxonomy of oaks; cladistic theory; paleobotany and phylogeny of angiosperms; cladistic computer programs

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