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.


Joachims, Thorsten

College of Engineering
Professor, Computer and Information Science (tj@cs.cornell.edu)
http://infosci.cornell.edu/faculty/thorsten-joachims

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany
Languages:

  • German and English

Research Specializations:

  • Computer Science
    Artificial intelligence, machine learning, text-mining, statistical learning theory, information access
  • Information Science
    Information retrieval
  • Statistics


Jordan, Teresa

College of Engineering
Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (tej1@cornell.edu)
http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/faculty/Jordan.html

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Argentina, Chile
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Geological Sciences
    stratigraphy; sedimentology; tectonics; geomorphology; paleoclimate; groundwater resources; geothermal energy


Kahn, Lawrence M.

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Economics; Industrial and Labor Relations (lmk12@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/lawrence-kahn

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Economics
    labor economics; collective bargaining
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    labor economics; collective bargaining; labor law; labor history; international and comparative labor


Kalantry, Sital

Cornell Law School
Clinical Professor of Law and Director of International Human Rights Policy Advocacy Clinic, Law (sk49@cornell.edu)
https://kalantry.lawschool.cornell.edu

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hindi
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Law
    International Law; Nonprofit Law; Gender & Human Rights


Kalas, Rayna

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, English (rmk45@cornell.edu)
http://english.cornell.edu/rayna-kalas

Regions: Europe
Countries: Great Britain
Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    16th- and 17th-century poetry and prose; poetics and technology; visual studies; the labor and craft of writing in the early modern period


Kallfelz, Francis Anthony

College of Veterinary Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Clinical Sciences (fak1@cornell.edu)
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/research/faculty/francis-kallfelz-dvm-phd

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Clinical Sciences


Kamtekar, Rachana

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Classics and Philosophy (rk579@cornell.edu)
http://philosophy.cornell.edu/rachana-kamtekar

Regions: Europe, South Asia
Countries: Greece and India
Research Specializations:

  • Classics
    Ancient philosophy; ancient history; ethics; political philosophy
  • Philosophy
    Ancient history, ethics and political philosophy


Kanbur, Ravi

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, T. H. Lee International Professor of Applied Economics and Management; Professor of Economics, College of Agriculture; College of Business; College of Arts and Sciences; Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and Department of Economics. (sk145@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/ravi-kanbur

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia
Countries: India, China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, South Africa, Brazil, Mexico
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    economic development; global economy; conflict management
  • Regional Science
    economic development; income distribution
  • Economics
    public economics; agricultural economics; development economics
  • Public Affairs
    public economics; development economics
  • Applied Economics and Management
    public economics; economics of development; agricultural economics


Kaplan, Steven Laurence

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Goldwin Smith of History, History (slk8@cornell.edu)
http://history.cornell.edu/emeriti

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Germany
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    eighteenth- and twentieth-century social, cultural, political, and economic history; history of food and work
  • History
    France, 1500-1848; comparative European social history; historical demography; quantitative approaches


Karim, Sabrina

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Caplan Faculty Fellow, Government (smk349@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/sabrina-karim

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia
Countries: Liberia, Peru, and Bangladesh
Languages:

  • English and Bengali
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Full Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Government
    Conflict, statebuilding, gender, security sector reform, police reform, peacekeeping, field experiments


Karolyi, George Andrew

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Johnson Graduate School of Management (gak56@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/gak56

Regions: Europe
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Hungarian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Economics
    finance; international finance; asset privacy models; investments; corporate finance; corporate governance
  • Management
    international finance; investments; corporate finance


Kassam, Karim-Aly Saleh

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Natural Resources (ksk28@cornell.edu)
http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/kassam/

Regions: Northern America, Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, West Asia
Languages:

  • Arabic
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Gujarati
    (Full Professional)
  • Katchi
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Kiswahili
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    biocultural diversity; climate change; human ecology; indigenous knowledge; socio-ecologyical change in Arctic and Central Asia pluralism
  • Asian Studies
    bio-cultural diversity; indigenous cultures and change; climate change and its impacts; community economic development; gender analysis; human ecology
  • Natural Resources
    bio-cultural diversity; indigenous cultures and change; climate change and its impacts; community economic development; gender analysis; human ecology; indigenous knowledge (ways of knowing)
  • American Indian Studies
    indigenous knowledge, biological and cultural diversity
  • Global Development
    indigenous rights; sustainable development; gender analysis; climate change


Katagiri, Yukiko

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (yk43@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/yukiko-katagiri

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Languages:

  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Elementary)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Japanese Language


Katz, Harry Charles

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations (hck2@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/harry-katz

Regions: Europe
Countries: Germany, United Kingdom
Research Specializations:

  • Public Affairs
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    collective bargaining; labor law; labor history; international and comparative labor; dispute resolution


Katz, Jan Hack

School of Hotel Administration
Senior Lecturer, Hotel Administration (jhk14@cornell.edu)
https://sha.cornell.edu/about/directory/instructors/jhk14

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Belgium, Bulgaria
Languages:

  • Hebrew
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Hotel Administration
    Developing international programs to provide students with broader and deeper international knowledge and to support the administration and faculty to build a larger international footprint


Katzenstein, Mary

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Stephen and Evalyn Milman of American Studies, Government (mfk2@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/mary-fainsod-katzenstein

Regions: Europe, Northern America, South Asia
Countries: United States of America, India
Languages:

  • Hindi
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Government
    feminism, women
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
    feminism, women's movements, state policies; Indian politics, gender and ethnicity; U.S. incarceration
  • Asian Studies
    government; India; ethnicity
  • American Studies
    public affairs
  • Public Affairs
    women and politics; population policy; South Asia
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Katzenstein, Peter

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. of International Studies, Government (pjk2@cornell.edu)
https://pkatzenstein.org/application_site.php?%2F

Regions: Europe, East Asia
Countries: Germany, Austria, Japan
Languages:

  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    international relations and comparative politics
  • Germanic Studies
    political, economic, cultural affairs of Germany and Europe
  • Government
    security policy, political economy; relation between international and domestic politics
  • Public Affairs
    security policy; political economy; relation between international and domestic politics


Kay, Suzanne Mahlburg

College of Engineering
Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (smk16@cornell.edu)
http://www.eas.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=smk16

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Germany
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Geological Sciences
    igneous petrology; geochemistry


Keller, Patricia

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Romance Studies (pmk73@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/patricia-keller

Regions: Europe
Countries: Spain
Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    peninsular Spanish literature


Kenkel, Donald S.

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management and Economics (dsk10@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/dsk10?netid=dsk10

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Public Affairs
    economics of disease prevention and health promotion policies; cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of health
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    health economics and policy; cost-benefit analysis
  • Economics
    health economics; public finance

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