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Faculty Associates

Sidney Kaufman Professor in Geophysics

Geographic Research Area: Nepal, Tibet, China

Teaching/Research Interests: Geophysics, seismology, ground-penetrating radar, and geotectonics
 

Associate Professor, Government

Allen R. Carlson is an associate professor of government. He earned his PhD from Yale University’s Department of Political Science. His undergraduate degree is from Colby College.

Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor

Geographic Research Area: South Asia

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

Senior Research Associate, Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Martin Gilbert is interested in pursuing health-related research that has direct relevance to the conservation of wildlife, particularly carnivores and scavengers. This includes approaches to understand how endangered species are impacted at a population level by infectious disease (such as canin

Senior Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies

Geographic Research Area: Iran and the Middle East

Teaching/Research Interests: Democracy in Modern Iran, Russo-Iranian relations, constitutional movements in the Middle East, Mongol rule in the Middle East

Adjunct Professor and Associate Director, IP-CALS academic program

Peter Hobbs is a crop scientist and agronomist, with a research, teaching, and extension focus on rice and wheat systems and conservation agriculture and rural development.

Geographic Research Area: South Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Hardis Family Assistant Professor for Teaching Excellence

Sabrina Karim is an assistant professor in the department of government and the Hardis Family Assistant Professor for Teaching Excellence. Her research focuses on conflict and peace processes, particularly state building in the aftermath of civil war.

Professor Emerita, Human Development

Geographic Research Area: Sri Lanka

Teaching/Research Interests: Cognitive science, developmental psychology, and linguistics

Professor, Linguistics and Classics

Geographic Research Area: South Asia

Teaching/Research Interests: Indo-European linguistics, and Greek and Latin comparative and historical linguistics

Director, Southeast Asia Program

Thomas Pepinsky serves as director of Cornell's International Political Economy Program and associate director of the Cornell Modern Indonesia Project.