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Professor, History

Judith Byfield’s primary research focus is women's social and economic history in Nigeria. Her research includes in-depth studies on tie-dye production, World War II, Nigerian women's political activism and nationalism.

Senior Lecturer of Management; Director, Emerging Markets Institute, S. C. Johnson Graduate School of Management

Lourdes Casanova’s work focuses on environmental policy, government, politics, and policy studies as well as emerging multinationals from Brazil and Latin America.

Faculty Advisor, Migration Studies Minor

Debra Castillo is Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies, professor of comparative literature, and former director of the Einaudi Center's Latin American Studies Program.

Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Professor, Global Devolopment

Geographic Research Area: South Asia

Teaching/Research Interests: Agricultural biotechnology, intellectual property, international agriculture, international development, and plant breeding and genetics

Assistant Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies

Ananda Cohen-Aponte works on the visual culture of colonial Latin America, with special interests in issues of cross-cultural exchange, historicity, identity, and anti-colonial movements.

Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature

Liliana Colanzi's research focuses on popular genres in modern and contemporary Latin American literature (science fiction, horror, the fantastic); she also teaches creative writing workshops. She has edited La desobediencia, antología de ensayo feminista (2019) and is the co-editor of t

Senior Lecturer, Labor Relations, Law, and History

Lance Compa is interested in international law, human rights, worker’s rights, and studies of workers' rights in the United States. He has conducted workers' rights investigations and reports on Cambodia, Chile, China, Haiti, Guatemala, Mexico, and Sri Lanka among others.

Professor Emeritus, International and Comparative Labor

Maria Cook is interested in labor rights and labor law reform in Latin America; labor unions and democratization in Mexico; transnational movements, trade, and regional integration; unauthorized migration and migrant advocacy; and comparative immigration policies.

Visiting Scholar, J.S.D. ’18

David Cordero-Heredia is an Associate Professor of Law, currently visiting Cornell University as Visiting Fellow of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. He has been a visiting professor at the Andean University Simón Bolívar (UASB).

Clinical Professor, Cornell Law School

Angela Cornell is the founding director of the Labor Law Clinic and teaches Labor Law, Practice and Policy as well as related courses. She has extensive experience in the field of labor and employment law, immigrant workers and international labor law.