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.


Riha, Susan Jean

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
professor, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (sjr4@cornell.edu)
http://www.eas.cornell.edu/people/faculty.cfm

Research Specializations:

  • Water Resources
    environmental biophysics; plant-environmental modeling; climate change; drought stress
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    environmental biophysics; sustainable land management
  • Global Development


Riles, Annelise

Cornell Law School
Professor and Jack G. Clarke Chair in Far East Legal Studies, Law; Anthropology (ar254@cornell.edu)
http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/faculty/bio_annelise_riles.cfm

Regions: Europe, East Asia
Countries: Japan, France
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Working Professional)
  • Fijian
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    feminist anthropology; anthropology of science; ethnography; gender issues in the Pacific; enthographic subjects; anthropological theory; Fiji; Japan
  • Anthropology
    institutional knowledge practices; legal elitists; non-governmental epistemological issues in anthropology and the anthropology of epistemology; aesthetics; relationship between theory and ethnography; ethnography of formalism and pragmatism; anthropology
  • Law
    law and anthropology; Japanese law; Chinese law; international law; comparative law; property; financial regulation


Rizvi, Naaz Fatima

College of Arts and Sciences
Teaching Associate, Asian Studies (nfr8@cornell.edu)
http://vivo.library.cornell.edu/display/nfr8

Regions: South Asia
Countries: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal
Languages:

  • Urdu
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hindi
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Arabic
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Urdu Language and Hindi Language


Rizvi, Syed S.H.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Food Science (ssr3@cornell.edu)
https://foodscience.cals.cornell.edu/people/syed-rizvi

Regions: South Asia, West Asia
Countries: India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey
Languages:

  • Urdu
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hindi
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Arabic
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Global Development
    engineering and processing of food systems; processing technologies; packaging and international food developments
  • Food Science and Technology
    food processing; engineering; bioseparation; extrusion


Robbins, Kelly

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Assistant Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science (Plant Breeding and Genetics Section) (krr73@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/kelly-robbins-0/

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Plant Breeding
    Quantitative genetics


Robcis, Camille

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, History (car27@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/camille-robcis

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    European cultural and intellectual history, history of modern France, gender and sexuality, social and political thought, ethics
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    European cultural and intellectual history; history of modern finance; historiography; gender and sexuality; psychoanalysis; social and political thought; ethics; publicity and privacy; normativity and law
  • History
    modern France; European intellectual and cultural, gender and sexuality
  • Romance Studies


Roberts, Kenneth

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (kr99@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/kenneth-roberts

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Chile, Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina, Andean Region, Southern Cone
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    Latin American politics; comparative political economy; party systems and political representation; labor and social movements
  • Public Affairs
    populist mobilization in Latin America; party politics
  • Latin American Studies


Robinson, Cynthia

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor and Department Chair, History of Art and Visual Studies (cr94@cornell.edu)
http://arthistory.cornell.edu/cynthia-robinson

Regions: Europe
Countries: Iberian Peninsula, France
Research Specializations:

  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    Medieval and Islamic art
  • Near Eastern Studies
    Medieval and Islamic art and architecture
  • Medieval Studies
    medieval Mediterranean visual culture, 1000-1500A.D. (Islamic and Christian); courtly culture; religion and art


Roby, Courtney

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Classics (car295@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/courtney-ann-roby?netid=car295

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Languages:

  • Latin
    (Limited Working)
  • Greek
    (Limited Working)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    ancient science and technology
  • Medieval Studies
    Professor Roby%u2019s research interests focus on the literary aspects of scientific and technical texts from the ancient world, the interaction of verbal and visual elements in those texts, and the definition and dissemination of scientific work. She is


Rodewald, Amanda

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Director for Conservation Science; Professor, Lab of Ornithology – Conservation Science; Natural Resources (arodewald@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/amanda-rodewald

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Global
Countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, Guatemala, Mexico, Belize
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    Community Ecology; Population Ecology; Conservation Biology; Avian Ecology; Urban Ecology; Wildlife Management; Population and community responses to changes in land use, climate, invasive species, and disturbance regimes; Socioecological dynamics and conservation in working landscapes; Eco-evolutionary dynamics in human-dominated and urbanizing systems; Sustainable management of temperate and tropical forests; Conservation planning and prioritization; Innovative finance and market-based instruments to support conservation and alleviate poverty.


Rodriguez, Eloy

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Plant Biology (er30@cornell.edu)
https://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/eloy-rodriguez

Regions: Africa
Countries: Caribbean, South America, eastern Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    plant chemical systematics/evolution; medical botany; cellular phytochemistry; plant biochemistry
  • Plant Biology
    zoopharmacognosy; ecotoxicology; environmental chemistry
  • Environmental Toxicology


Rodriguez de Riviera, Itziar

College of Arts and Sciences
Postdoctoral Associate of Spanish Literature, Romance (ir224@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/itziar-rodriguez-de-rivera

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Spain
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Human Development
    fetal and infant development; early behavioral mechanisms and adaptive functions; developmental psychobiology; attention, thought, and action
  • Cognitive Science
    human development


Roebuck, Kristin

College of Arts and Sciences
Howard Milstein Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor , History (kar79@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/kristin-roebuck

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Modern Japanese history, history of the body, medicine and law, race and sexuality, Japanese international relations


Rooks, Noliwe

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (nmr67@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/noliwe-rooks

Regions: Africa, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Rosen, Carol G.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Linguistics (cgr1@cornell.edu)
http://linguistics.cornell.edu/carol-gilson-rosen

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Linguistics
    syntactic theory; Romance linguistics


Rosen, David

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Music (dbr2@cornell.edu)
http://music.cornell.edu/david-rosen

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Music
    opera; eighteenth- and nineteenth-century music


Routier-Pucci, Jeannine

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Romance Studies (jsr10@cornell.edu)
https://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/about/faculty.php?id=312

Regions: Europe
Countries: Spain, France
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Semiotic Study of Cultural Space in Paris; Translation (practice and theory)


Rubenstein, Diane

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (dsr27@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/diane-s-rubenstein

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

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

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    contemporary continental political theory (Derrida, Foucault, Baudrillard, Lacan, Althusser, Bourdieu, Agamben); psychoanalysis and politics; political rhetoric; western Marxism; comparative ideology; visual studies
  • Romance Studies
    contemporary French theory: deconstruction; psychoanalysis; semiotics; French sociology; French politics and institutions; the French Right and fascism


Rudstam, Lars

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor; Director, Cornell Biological Field Station at Shackelton Point, Natural Resources (lgr1@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/lars-rudstam

Regions: Northern America, Global
Countries: Sweden, Belarus, China
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Swedish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Natural Resources
    Fish Biology; Fisheries Management; Predator-Prey Interactions; Acoustics; Modeling; Aquatic Ecology; Limnology


Russell, David G.

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (dgr8@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/david-russell-phd

Regions: Africa, East Asia
Countries: Malawi, South Africa, South Korea
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Microbiology
    interaction between intracellular pathogens and their host cell; biology of microbe/host interplay
  • Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology
    interplay between mycobacterium tuberculosis and its host cell, the macrophage
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    the biology of intracellular infection with emphasis on mycobacteria
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease
    the biology of intracellular infection, with emphasis on mycobacteria

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