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.


Fahey, Timothy

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Natural Resources (tjf5@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/timothy-fahey

Regions: Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Dominican Republic, China, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    dynamics of forest ecosystems
  • Natural Resources
    dynamics of forest ecosystems
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    forest ecosystem ecology; nutrient cycling
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    forest soils; forest ecosystems


Fahmy, Ziad

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies (zaf3@cornell.edu)
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/ziad-fahmy?netid=zaf3

Regions: Africa, West Asia
Countries: Egypt
Languages:

  • Arabic
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Near Eastern Studies
    nationalism and state formation in the 19th- and 20th-century Middle East
  • History
    nationalism in modern Middle East; colloquial Arabic; mass-culture and media identity in Egypt and the Arab world


Fajans, Jane

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Anthropology (jf20@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/jane-fajans

Regions: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Portugal, Brazil, Papua New Guinea
Languages:

  • Melanesian Pidgen
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Baining
    (Limited Working)
  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    Brazil, anthropology
  • Anthropology
    social and cultural anthropology; ritual and symbolic forms; socialization and life cycle; gender studies (Oceania)


Falk, Oren

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, History (of24@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/oren-falk

Regions: Europe, West Asia
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, France, Spain, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Syria
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Old Norse
    (Full Professional)
  • Latin
    (Working Professional)
  • Old English
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Danish
    (Limited Working)
  • Middle English
    (Limited Working)
  • Norwegian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Swedish
    (Limited Working)
  • Icelandic
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Medieval Studies
    medieval, cultural, and Norse history
  • History
    Medieval, Norse, and cultural studies


Fan, Kit-Yee Daisy

College of Engineering
Senior Lecturer, Computer Science (kdf4@cornell.edu)
https://www.engineering.cornell.edu/faculty-directory/kit-yee-daisy-fan

Regions: Europe
Countries: Austria
Research Specializations:

  • Computer Science
    Collaborative learning methodologies and technologies in computer science and engineering education, application of systems-analysis techniques for water resources and environmental problems, and development of numerically efficient optimization methods for engineering applications.


Farred, Grant

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (gaf38@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/grant-farred

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: South-Africa, Caribbean Islands
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    African studies, postcolonial theory, cultural studies, philosophy, English literature
  • English Language and Literature
    Africana studies; cultural studies; postcolonial theory; race theory; African-American literature; Diasporic literature and theory; literature and philosophy


Feldman, Richard

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Director, Language Resource Center (rf10@cornell.edu)
http://www.lrc.cornell.edu/lrc_info

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Language Resource Center
    Computer Mediated Communication; Language Teaching and Learning; Multimedia Specialist


Feldman, Shelley

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Development Sociology (rf12@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/shelley-feldman

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

  • Bengali
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Development Sociology
    feminist epistemology and methods; political sociology; gender relations; historical methods; political economy; postcolonial theory
  • Public Affairs
    feminist epistemology and methods; political sociology; social inequalities; gender relations; social change; international political economy; contemporary theory
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
    gender relations; labor markets and land dynamics; agricultural reorganization; economic change; food production systems; micro-enterprise development; informal financial markets; household products and relations; export promotion; feminist methods; devel
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    South Asia; feminist epistemology; international political economy; development theory; citizenship; Islamic fundamentalism; labor markets
  • Asian Studies
    South Asian rural sociology
  • Global Development
    women in development; methods of analysis; international planning


Felippe, Julia

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor, Clinical Sciences (mbf6@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/julia-felippe-medvet-ms-phd

Regions: Africa, South-East Asia
Countries: Brazil, Indonesia, Namibia
Languages:

  • Portuguese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Clinical Sciences
    clinical immunology, hematopoietic stem cell regenerative medicine, infectious disease surveillance, conservation medicine


Fernandez, Maria

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, History (mf252@cornell.edu)
http://arthistory.cornell.edu/maria-fernandez

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Mexico
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    electronic media art, Latin American art and architecture, critical theory and the intersections of these fields
  • Latina/o Studies
    History and theory of digital art, with special interest in cybernetics and art in the late 1950Æs and 60Æs, artificial life art, and the integration of media theory with post colonial and feminist theory, Mexican art and architecture with emphasis on the
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    history and theory of digital art; cybernetics and art in the late 1950s and 1960s; artificial life art; the integration of media theory with post-colonial and feminist theory
  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    new media art; cybernetics; feminist art; critical theory; historiography; colonial, modern and contemporary Latin American art and architecture
  • Art
    painting; photography; printmaking; sculpture; studio art


Ferri, Laurent

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor Adjunct and Curator, University Library; Comparative Literature (lf66@cornell.edu)
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/visit/primary_staff.html

Regions: Africa, Europe, Northern America, East Asia, West Asia
Countries: France, Italy, Germany, Sweden, and the former Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Morocco, Turkey, Japan, and the United States
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Full Professional)
  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Latin
    (Full Professional)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Working Professional)
  • Rumanian
    (Limited Working)
  • Egyptian Arabic
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Medieval Studies
    European cultural and political history; art history; witchcraft; history of the book


Feschotte, Cedric

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics (cf458@cornell.edu)
https://mbg.cornell.edu/people/cedric-feschotte

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
  • English

Research Specializations:

  • Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology
    Genome biology and evolution; mobile genetic elements; endogenous viruses; gene regulation; noncoding RNAs
  • Genetics, Genomics and Development
    Using an integrative approach, combining bioinformatics, genetics and biochemistry, my lab investigates the contribution of mobile elements to genomic variation and to the emergence of biological novelty, including new genes and regulatory sequences, in a broad range of eukaryotic organisms. We focus on mobile and invasive DNA, with an emphasis on the genomes of vertebrates, including humans.


Fields, Gary

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor and the John P. Windmuller Chair of International and Comparative Labor, Industrial and Labor Relations (gsf2@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/gary-fields

Regions: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, Global
Countries: India, Kenya, South Africa, Colombia
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    demography
  • Demography
    international and comparative labor relations; labor economics
  • Public Affairs
    international and comparative labor; labor economics
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    labor economics; economic development; applied economics
  • Economics
    methods of analysis; international planning; population and development
  • Global Development


Filipowicz, Allan

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Clinical Professor, Management (amf247@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=amf247

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Management
    Focus on how emotions drive or impede leadership effectiveness, at both the intrapersonal and interpersonal levels; relationship between emotions and risky decision making; the influence of humor on both leadership and negotiation effectiveness; and the impact of emotional transitions in negotiations.


Fine, Gail

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Philosophy (gjf1@cornell.edu)
http://philosophy.cornell.edu/gail-judith-fine

Regions: Europe
Countries: Greece
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    ancient philosophy
  • Philosophy
    ancient philosophy; history of modern philosophy; epistemology and metaphysics


Finkelstein, Julia L.

College of Human Ecology
Assistant Professor, Nutritional Science (jfinkelstein@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/jlf288?netid=jlf288

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia
Countries: India, Mexico, Ecuador
Languages:

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Research Specializations:

  • Nutrition
    Infectious disease, nutritional, and reproductive epidemiology; GIS methods; public health
  • Epidemiology
    Nutritional modulation of immune response; immunity and inflammation; nutritional immunology; anemia of inflammation; micronutrient interventions; one-carbon metabolism; reproductive health; HIV, neglected tropical diseases; global health (active research
  • Global Development
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease


Fiskesjö, Magnus

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Anthropology (nf42@cornell.edu)
http://anthropology.cornell.edu/magnus-fiskesj%C3%B6

Regions: Europe, East Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Japan
Languages:

  • Swedish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Norwegian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Chinese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Wa
    (Working Professional)
  • Japanese
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Danish
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)
  • Russian
    (Limited Working)
  • German
    (Elementary)
  • Thai
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • •Asian Studies
    China; East and Southeast Asia (esp. Burma, Thailand, Cambodia); China/Southeast Asia borderlands; indigenous peoples and minorities; ethnic relations; history and archaeology; heritage and museums
  • •Anthropology
    general anthropology; historical and political anthropology; autonomy and dependence; sovereignty and state power; slavery and trafficking, ethnic relations and ethnonymy; ethno-politics; genocide and war; taboo and pollution; civilization and barbarism; nature and culture; cultural heritage globally
  • •Public Affairs
    government; politics and policy in anthropological perspective
  • •Archaeology
    state formation; core-periphery dynamics; cognition and culture; religion and sacrifice; Neolithic and Bronze Age archaeology; historical archaeology; museums and heritage


Flanders, James

College of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences (jaf7@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/james-flanders-dvm

Regions: Europe
Countries: France
Languages:

  • French
  • English

Research Specializations:

  • Small Animal Surgery
    Treatment of diabetes with an implantable, retrievable biocompatible device containing pancreatic islet cells


Flecker, Alexander

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (asf3@cornell.edu)
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/flecker/flecker.html

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Countries: Venezuela, Trinidad, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, United States of America
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    animal ecology; community and ecosystem ecology; limnology
  • Natural Resources
    stream ecology; fish ecology; food web and ecosystem ecology; tropical ecology and conservation


Fleming, Paul

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, German Studies and Comparative Literature; Taylor Family Director of the Society for the Humanities (pf239@cornell.edu)
http://german.cornell.edu/paul-fleming

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Elementary)
  • Latin
    (Elementary)
  • Ancient Greek
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Germanic Studies
    18th - 20th century European literature with an emphasis on classicism, romanticism, and realism; aesthetic theory; Small forms

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