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.


Lassoie, James P.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Natural Resources (jpl4@cornell.edu)
https://dnr.cals.cornell.edu/people/james-lassoie

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia, South Asia
Countries: Bhutan, China, Ecuador, Nepal
Research Specializations:

  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
    agroforestry; community based forestry management
  • International Agriculture and Rural Development
    agroforestry; conservation and sustainable development; community based natural resource management
  • Natural Resources
    ecoagriculture; forest ecology and management; environmental conservation and sustainable development; international studies
  • Global Development
    natural resources; development policy


Law, Jane Marie

College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, Asian Studies (jml16@cornell.edu)
http://religious-studies.cornell.edu/jane-marie-law

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Japan
Research Specializations:

  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    Japanese religions
  • Asian Studies
    Japanese religions
  • Asian Religions
    Japanese religions; Japanese Buddhism; popular religious practice and performing arts; ritual studies; religion and human rights


Lawell , C.-Y. Cynthia Lin

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Associate professor and the Robert Dyson Sesquicentennial Chair , Applied Economics and Policy (clinlawell@cornell.edu)
https://business.cornell.edu/about/news-highlights/new-faculty-2017/c-y-cynthia-...

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • Mandarin, French, and English

Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    Environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, industrial organization, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics


Lawless, Cecelia

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Romance Studies (cbl6@cornell.edu)
http://romancestudies.cornell.edu/

Regions: Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean
Countries: Spain
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Spanish Languages and literature


Lazzaro, Brian

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associte Professor, Entomology (bl89@cornell.edu)
https://entomology.cals.cornell.edu/people/brian-lazzaro

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    evolutionary genetic of post-pathogen interactions in insects
  • Entomology
    insect population genetics; insect immune defenses; molecular evolution; insect pathology
  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    Our work is focused on the evolutionary genetics of insect-pathogen interactions. Our projects include population genomic and molecular evolutionary analysis of insect immune systems and quantitative genetic study of differences in immune performance amo
  • Genetics, Genomics and Development
    population genetics; molecular evolution; insect immunity


Lazzaro, Claudia

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, History of Art and Visual Studies (cl47@cornell.edu)
http://arthistory.cornell.edu/claudia-lazzaro

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Italian
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • History of Art, Archaeology, and Visual Studies
    Italian Renaissance art, prints, and gardens gender and cultural identity
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    Renaissance art history
  • Landscape Architecture
    art history; Italian Renaissance gardens


Lebano, Adele

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer Visiting, Romance Studies (al953@cornell.edu)

Regions: Europe
Countries: Italy
Languages:

  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    Political Theory and Social Sciences


Lee, David R.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Applied Economics & Management (drl5@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/david-lee

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, West Asia
Countries: Middle Eastern Countries
Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    agricultural policy; international trade; agricultural price policy; the interactions beween international trade and economic development; research and technology effects in agriculture; policy impacts on resource use and management
  • Public Affairs
    low-temperature physics
  • Global Development
    public policy analysis; applied econometrics and quantitative analysis
  • Physics
    public policy analysis; applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; marketing and food distribution
  • Natural Resources
  • Applied Economics and Management


Lee, Ji-Hye

College of Arts and Sciences
Lecturer, Asian Studies (jihyelee1025@gmail.com)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/ji-hye-lee

Regions: East Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies


Lehmann, Christopher Johannes

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences (cl273@cornell.edu)
https://scs.cals.cornell.edu/people/johannes-lehmann

Regions: Africa
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)
  • Portuguese
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Global Development
    soil fertility and nutrient management; ecosystems ranges from agriculture; agroforestry to forest successions
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    soil fertility management; soil biogeochemistry


Leiponen, Aija

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Applied Economics & Management (ael24@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/aija-leiponen

Regions: Europe
Countries: Finland, United Kingdom
Languages:

  • Finnish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Swedish
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics and Management
    economics of technology and innovation; organizational economics


Lepage, G Peter

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Physics (g.p.lepage@cornell.edu)
http://physics.cornell.edu/peter-lepage

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Computational Science and Engineering
    quantum field theory; renormalization techniques and effective field theory with applications in particle physics; condensed matter physics; nuclear physics; numerical quantum theory and lattice QCD; Standard Model Physics; heavy-quark physics; high preci
  • Physics
    theory of elementary particles; quantum-field theory


Leuenberger, Christine

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer and Engaged Cornell Grant Recipient, Science & Technology Studies (cal22@cornell.edu)
http://sts.cornell.edu/christine-leuenberger

Regions: Africa, Europe, West Asia
Countries: Germany, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, East Africa
Research Specializations:

  • Science and Technology Studies
    classical and contemporary sociological theory; sociology of knowledge; sociology of culture; medical sociology; interaction sociology; gender studies; science studies; social studies of the human; and behavioral sciences; policy-science interface; border studies; peace studies.


Levine, Caroline

College of Arts and Sciences
David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities, English (cel235@cornell.edu)
http://as.cornell.edu/caroline-levine-0

Regions: Europe, Northern America, Global
Countries: Britain, US, Brazil
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • English Language and Literature
    Victorian Literature and Culture; Narrative Theory; Formalism; Literary and Cultural Theory; World Literature; Relations between Art and Politics


Levine, Gilbert

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Biological and Environmental Engineering (BEE) (gl14@cornell.edu)
http://www.atkinson.cornell.edu/about/people/fellows/view.php?NetID=gl14

Regions: Africa, Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, South-East Asia, West Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering (BEE)
    Agricultural Development, Rural Development, Sustainable Agriculture, Water Management


Levitt, Bruce

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Performing Arts and Media (bal5@cornell.edu)
http://pma.cornell.edu/bruce-levitt

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Countries: United States of America, Canada
Research Specializations:

  • Theatre Arts
    directing; dramatic literature


Lewenstein, Bruce Voss

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Communication; Science & Technology Studies (bvl1@cornell.edu)
https://blogs.cornell.edu/lewenstein/

Regions: Global
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Elementary)

Research Specializations:

  • Science and Technology Studies
    history and evaluation of public communication of science and technology; models of science communication; documentation and history of contemporary science
  • Communication
    history and evaluation of public communication of science and technology; models of science communication; documentation and history of contemporary science


Lewis, Tasha Lenise

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Assistant Professor, Fiber Science & Apparel Design (tll28@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/tll28?netid=tll28

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, East Asia
Countries: Canada, China, Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Panama
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Fiber Science and Apparel Design
    apparel design, apparel management


Lichter, Daniel

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Policy Analysis and Management (dtl28@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/dtl28?netid=dtl28

Regions: Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Policy Analysis and Management
    family; demography; poverty and welfare policy; rural studies
  • Human Development
    family; demography; poverty and welfare policy; rural studies
  • Sociology
    social demography; inequality; family and children
  • Development Sociology
    welfare incentives on the family; assortative mating; children's changing living arrangements; poverty; new destinations of immigrants to America


Liebherr, James

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Entomology (jkl5@cornell.edu)
https://entomology.cals.cornell.edu/people/james-liebherr

Regions: Australia/Oceania
Countries: French Polynesia (Society Islands); USA (Hawaii)
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Conservation and Sustainable Development; Entomology
    Biogeography; Conservation Biology; Biodiversity Studies; Systematic Biology; Systematics; Biogeography; Revisionary Taxonomy

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