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Einaudi Faculty Associates

Adjunct Professor, Law

Daniel Alpert is a member of Einaudi's CRADLE research team.

Professor, Law

Sandra Babcock specializes in international human rights litigation, access to justice, death penalty defense, international gender rights, and the application of international law in U.S. courts. She is the faculty director of the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide. 

Associate Professor, Classics

Caitlín Eilís Barrett is an archaeologist who investigates everyday life, religious experience, and cross-cultural interactions in the ancient Mediterranean.

Professor, Global Development

Rachel Bezner Kerr is a member of Einaudi's qualities of life research team

Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies Emerita

Valerie Bunce's research focuses on democratization (the rise, design, sustainability, and collapse of democratic systems); authoritarianism (transitions to and from dictatorship, political leadership, and institutions); U.S.

Professor, Applied Economics and Policy

Nancy H. Chau's research interests fall under three main areas: international trade, regional economics, and economic development, with particular emphasis on the economics of information and uncertainty. She was recently awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, and the first T.W.

Professor, Applied Economics and Management

Ralph Dean Christy teaches and conducts food marketing research and educational programs on the economic performance of markets and distribution systems.

Director of Horticulture, Cornell Botanic Gardens

Emily Detrick is the director of horticulture for the Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Associate Research Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Kate Dickin conducts formative, implementation, and evaluation research to enhance the effectiveness of programs to improve nutritional status and reduce health inequities in the U.S. and globally. 

Migrations Researcher

Deborah Estrin is part of the Einaudi Center's Migrations research team, focused on advancing the health of U.S. refugee and immigrant populations.

Professor, Classics

Michael Fontaine is a Latinist whose latest work is on the effective use of humor in diplomacy. His research ranges across Latin literature, classical Roman and Greek society, and the Renaissance.

Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management Emeritus

Robert H. Frank's research focuses on strategy and business economics, behavioral economics, and entrepreneurship. He is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos. For more than a decade, his Economic View column appeared monthly in the New York Times.

Associate Professor, Law

Maggie Gardner is a scholar of civil procedure and international law. She studies how to improve the efficiency and coordination of litigation involving foreign parties and is also interested in decision making and procedure from the perspective of U.S. district court judges. 

Assistant Professor, Africana Studies and Research Center

Tao Leigh Goffe is an assistant professor of literary theory and cultural history with a joint appointment in the Africana Studies and Research Center and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Jean McKelvey–Alice Grant Professor

Kati Griffith is a professor in the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History in Cornell's ILR School and an associate member of the Cornell Law faculty. Her research focuses primarily on the intersection of immigration and workplace law and legal issues affecting low-wage workers. 

Tessler Family Professor of Digital and Information Law

James Grimmelmann studies how laws regulating software affects freedom, wealth, and power. He is the author of the casebook Internet Law: Cases and Problems, now in its fifth edition, and of over forty scholarly articles and essays He is also a regular source of expert commentary for maj

Professor, Africana Studies

Siba N’Zatioula Grovogui's research focuses on international relations theory, political theory, and African thought. Watch his faculty profile on video.

Charles F. Rechlin Professor of Law

Valerie P. Hans conducts empirical studies of law and the courts and is one of the nation's leading authorities on the jury system. She studies the diverse forms of citizen participation in legal decision making in other countries. 

Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law and Professor of Economics

George Hay is one of the foremost antitrust authorities in the United States. Professor Hay teaches a variety of law and law-related courses in both the Law School and the College of Arts and Sciences and lectures on antitrust throughout the United States and the rest of the world.

Associate Professor, Microbiology

Ian Hewson is an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He is a biological oceanographer working on the impacts of viruses on aquatic biogeochemistry.

T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs

Ravi Kanbur is well-known for his role in policy analysis and engagement in international development. He has served on the senior staff of the World Bank.

Assistant Professor, Design and Environmental Analysis

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao is an assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology and a field faculty in Information Science. She founded and directs the Hybrid Body Lab, which focuses on the invention of culturally-inspired materials, processes, and tools for crafting technology on the body surface.

Migrations Faculty Fellow

Gunisha Kaur coleads the Einaudi Center's Migrations research team, focused on advancing the health of U.S. refugee and immigrant populations.

Professor, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology

Andre Kessler is a chemical ecologist in the College of Arts and Sciences, whose research focuses on the mechanisms, ecological consequences, and the evolution of plant induced responses to herbivore damage. His research includes studying chemical elicitation of plant responses, plant chemistry-m

Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies

Lori Khatchadourian examines the ongoing effort to grapple with the relationship between imperialism and the vast world of material things. As both an archaeologist of southwest Asia and a scholar of the Soviet and post-Soviet Caucasus, she pursues this concern with the materiality of empire acro

Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, Law

Ian Kysel is a core faculty member in Cornell Law School's Migration and Human Rights Program and codirects the Asylum and Convention Against Torture Appellate Clinic.

Lecturer, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs

Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner is a lecturer and teaching faculty at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs.

Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech

Greg Morrisett is the dean and vice provost of Cornell Tech, a New York City–based campus focused on graduate education that integrates technology, business, law, and design in service of economic impact and societal good. Morrisett's research focuses on the application of programming language te

Professor, Cornell Tech

Helen Nissenbaum is a professor at Cornell Tech and Cornell Information Science.

Zubrow Professor of Economics

Ted O'Donoghue is the Zubrow Professor of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Beth and Marc Goldberg Professor of Law

Saule Omarova, Cornell Law School, specializes in the regulation of financial institutions, banking law, international finance, and corporate finance. 

Project Leader, Ornithology

Karen Purcell is the project leader for Celebrate Urban Birds at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. 

Horace White Professor in Biology, Professor Emeritus

Thomas Seeley, College of Arts and Sciences, teaches courses on animal behavior and does research on the behavior and social life of honey bees. His scientific work focuses on understanding the phenomenon of swarm intelligence: the solving of cognitive problems by a group of individuals who pool

Assistant Professor, City and Regional Planning

Linda Shi's research and professional practice focus on urban environmental governance and advancing planning policies to manage the urban climate transition in ways that improve social equity.

Professor and Department Chair, Natural Resources and the Environment

As a faculty member in resource policy and management, Richard Stedman’s teaching, outreach, and research focus on the interaction between social and ecological systems.

Emeritus Maxwell Upson Professor of Government and Adjunct Professor, Cornell Law School

Department of Government, College of Arts and Sciences.

Senior Extension Associate and Assistant Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Keith Tidball conducts integrated research, extension, and outreach activities in the area of ecological dimensions of human security. Tidball's work is focused on the interactions between humans and the rest of nature in the aftermath of disturbances such as natural disasters and war. 

Professor, Biomedical Sciences

Alexander Travis is director of Public Health in the College of Veterinary Medicine. His research explores a diverse set of subjects related to one health: interdisciplinary work that links the functions and well-being of people, animals, and the environment.

John and Dyan Smith Professor of Management and Family Business

Margarita Tsoutsoura is an associate professor and Smith Family Business Professor of Finance at the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Stephen H. Weiss Junior Fellow

Sara Warner is an associate professor of performing and media arts in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Assistant Professor, SC Johnson College of Business

Sarah Wolfolds is the Andrew M. Paul Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow and assistant professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Wolfolds's research examines the interaction between for-profit and nonprofit organizations in industries where they coexist. 

Migrations Faculty Fellow

Stephen Yale-Loehr coleads the Einaudi Center's Migrations research team, focused on advancing the health of U.S. refugee and immigrant populations.

Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Professor in Chinese Law

Xingzhong Yu's academic interests include Chinese law and legal history, social theory, comparative legal philosophy, constitutional law, and cultural studies of law.