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.


Russo, Jay

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Management (jer9@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=jer9

Languages:

  • Italian
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Cognitive Science
    management
  • Management
    marketing; decision-making and decision aiding; consumer behavior; advertising; behavioral science in management; behavioral science


Rusten, Jeffrey

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Classics (jsr5@cornell.edu)
http://classics.cornell.edu/jeffrey-s-rusten?netid=jsr5

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece, Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Greek language, literature, and history
  • Theatre Arts
    theater history; dramatic literature; classical drama


Sabin, Jenny E.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Assistant Professor, Architecture (jes557@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/jenny-sabin

Research Specializations:

  • Architecture
    architectural design and emerging technologies; architecture and science; advanced materials and fabrication;design computation; ecological design and architectual science; visualization


Sabuncu, Mert Rory

College of Engineering
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (msabuncu@cornell.edu)
http://sabuncu.engineering.cornell.edu/

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Turkey
Languages:

  • Turkish and English

Research Specializations:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Image processing; machine learning; biomedical image analysis


Saccamano, Neil

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (ncs5@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/neil-saccamano

Countries: Germany, United Kingdom, France
Languages:

  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    18th-century English and French literature and philosophy; aesthetic theory; print culture; poststructuralist theory
  • Comparative Literature
    eighteenth-century literature, philosophy, and aesthetic theory; print culture; poststructuralist theory


Sachse, Wolfgang

College of Engineering
Professor, Meinig Family of Engineering, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (whs3@cornell.edu)
http://www.mse.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=whs3

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Mechanical Engineering
    measurement systems; interaction of sound and materials; modeling of natural phenomena; ultrasonics
  • Materials Science and Engineering
    mechanics of materials; nondestructive testing techniques; wave propagation; physical acoustics
  • Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
    mechanics of materials; nondestructive testing techniques; wave propagation; physical acoustics


Sahn, David

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Nutritional Sciences (des16@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/des16?netid=des16

Regions: Africa, Europe
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; economics of development; public policy analysis
  • Demography
    demography
  • Global Development
    economic development; economics of education and health, nutrition and food policy; poverty and inequality
  • Economics
    economic development; economics of health and education; applied economics
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    food and agricultural economics; development economics
  • Nutrition
    health economics; food and nutrition policy; economic development; poverty and inequality


Sakai, Naoki

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Asian Studies; Comparative Literature (ns32@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/naoki-sakai

Regions: Europe, Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Modern Europe; Transpacific North America
Languages:

  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Korean
    (Limited Working)
  • Chinese
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Film and Video Studies
    Asian cinema; visual culture; postcolonial theory
  • History
    intellectual, cultural, and literary history in early modern and modern Japan
  • Asian Studies
    Japanese literature
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Japanese literature and intellectual history; comparative literature
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    nationalism; colonialism; racism; the study of visuality, aural-orality and body; translation and writing systems; 17th- to 20th-Century Japanese thought; Japanese literacy criticism; subjectivity and comparative philosophy
  • Comparative Literature
    translation studies; nationalism; visual and aural/oral signifying practices; ideographic characters and phoneticism


Saltzman, Sidney

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor Emeritus, Architecture (ss47@cornell.edu)
https://aap.cornell.edu/people/sidney-sid-saltzman

Research Specializations:

  • Regional Science
    city and regional planning
  • City and Regional Planning


Salvatore, Nick

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor, Maurice and Hinda Neufeld Founders in Industrial and Labor Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations (nas4@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/nick-salvatore

Regions: Europe
Countries: Croatia, Italy, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • History
    American history; social history in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, with emphasis on African American and labor history; radicalism and dissent
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history


Samuels, Shirley

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (srs8@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/shirley-samuels

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • American Studies
    18th and 19th century American fiction; American women writers
  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    American art; American studies; women
  • English Language and Literature
    American literature and culture; 18th- and 19th-century American fiction; feminist criticism, American studies
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    American women; women's fiction


Sanders, Mildred Elizabeth

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (mes14@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/elizabeth-sanders

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

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

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    political development; social movements; regulation
  • Public Affairs
    political development; social movements; regulation


Sangren, P. Steven

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Anthropology (pss3@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/paul-steven-sangren

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

  • Mandarin
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Chinese anthropology
  • Asian Religions
    Chinese religion and society; cultural and social anthropology; ideology and power related to gender; myth and religious symbols
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    chinese religion and society; cultural and social anthropology; ideology and power related to gender; myth and religious symbols.
  • Anthropology
    Chinese studies; demography; economic anthropology; comparative religion; ideology and social production
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Chinese studies; demography; economic anthropology; comparative religion; ideology and social production


Santiago-Irizarry, Vilma

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Anthropology; Latino Studies Program (vs23@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/vilma-santiago-irizarry

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: United States, Puerto Rico,
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    ethnicity; language, institutional culture, legal anthropology, ethnographic methods, urban anthropology, Latino cultures
  • American Studies
    ethnoracial identity; law; medicine; language; institutional culture; ethnographic methods; dance; the United States; Spanish-speaking Caribbean
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Institutional culture, language, law and medicine, ethnoracial identity, methods, dance and human movement, Latino/as, United States and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
  • Latina/o Studies
    institutional culture; legal, applied, and urban anthropology; dance/movement; Latino studies; bilingualism and language
  • Public Affairs
    institutional culture; legal, applied, and urban anthropology; dance/movement; Latino studies; bilingualism and language ideology
  • Anthropology


Sassler, Sharon

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (ss589@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/ss589?netid=ss589

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Sociology
    gender and the life course; young adult transition; cohabitation; marriage
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions
  • Development Sociology
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions
  • Human Development
    social demography; union formation (marriage, cohabitation); immigrant adaptation; racial and ethnic differentiation; young adult transitions


Savella, Maria Theresa

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (mts12@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/maria-theresa-centeno-savella

Countries: Philippines
Languages:

  • Tagalog
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Indonesian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Tagalog and Indonesian Languages


Sawyer, Paul L.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English (pls12@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/paul-sawyer

Regions: Europe
Countries: United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    literature of the Victorian period; recent American literature; fiction and poetry of the 19th century


Sayers, William

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Adjunct, Comparative Literature (ws36@cornell.edu)
http://cornell.academia.edu/WilliamSayers

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Comparative Literature
    Medieval European Languages and Literature; English Etymology, James Joyce


Scharf, Nava

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies (ns21@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/nava-scharf

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Israel
Languages:

  • Modern Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    Modern hebrew


Schat, Karel A.

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology (kas24@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/karel-schat-dvm-phd

Research Specializations:

  • Microbiology & Immunology
    Virology, immunology, and molecular biology of Marek's disease virus, chicken infectious anemia virus, and avian influenza. Pathogenesis of Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). Avian virology and avian immunology in general. West Nile virus and evolution of MHC in American crows.

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