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.


Dietrich, Brenda

College of Engineering
Arthur '59 MIE '61 and Helen Geoffrion Professor of Practice, Operations Research and Information Engineering (bld34@cornell.edu)
http://www.orie.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=bld34_orie

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Operations Research and Information Engineering
    Manufacturing schedule, services resource management, transportation logistics, integer programming, combinatorial duality


Divo, Stephanie A. H.

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Asian Studies (sah36@cornell.edu)
http://asianstudies.cornell.edu/stephanie-h-divo

Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Languages:

  • Mandarin
    (Native or Bilingual)

Research Specializations:

  • Asian Studies
    Modern Chinese language (Mandarin), English as a second language;


Doellgast, Virginia

School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Associate Professor of Comparative Employment Relations; Chair of Department of International & Comparative Labor, International and Comparative Labor (vld7@cornell.edu)
https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/virginia-doellgast

Regions: Europe, Northern America
Languages:

  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Full Professional)
  • Spanish
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)

Research Specializations:

  • Industrial and Labor Relations
    How employment relations institutions at national, industry, and organizational level affect organizational restructuring and HRM policies; as well as the impact these policies have on pay and job quality for different employee.


Dollahite, Jamie S.

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Nutritional Sciences (jsd13@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/jsd13?netid=jsd13

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Nutritional Sciences
    Nutrition education for low-income audiences with two areas of emphasis: program development and evaluation, and translational research aimed at prevention of childhood obesity through education of parents and changes in home and community environments that make healthy choices easier.


Donaghy, Kieran Patrick

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Professor, City & Regional Planning (kpd23@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/kpd23

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Real Estate
    applied econometrics; dynamic modeling; planning theory; applied ethics; urban and regional economics
  • City and Regional Planning
    public affairs
  • Sustainable Energy
    urban and regional modeling; dynamic game theory; transportation modeling; continuous-time econometrics
  • Public Affairs
  • Regional Science


Dowell, Glen W.S.

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor, Johnson Graduate School of Management (gwd39@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/gwd39

Regions: Global
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Management
    management and organizations
  • Public Affairs
    public affairs


Drake, William E.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Senior Extension Associate, Applied Economics & Management (wed5@cornell.edu)
https://dyson.cornell.edu/people/bill-drake

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Applied Economics & Management
    Food industry strategy and contemporary issues in the food industry


Drinkwater, Laurie E.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Horticulture (led24@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/laurie-drinkwater

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
    agroecosystem biogeochemistry; plant-microbial interactions; agroecology; Global N cycle
  • Horticulture
    soil biology
  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    soil ecology; nutrient cycling; soil/organic matter dynamics; plant-microbial interactions; soil management; agroecology; biogeochemistry; organic agriculture


Dubreuil, Laurent

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Romance Studies (ld79@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/laurent-dubreuil

Regions: Europe
Countries: France, Greece
Languages:

  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Limited Working)
  • Classical Greek
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Limited Working)
  • Old French
    (Limited Working)
  • Haitian
    (Limited Working)
  • Creole
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Romance Studies
    19th and 20th century French literature; post-colonial theories and francophone literatures; French and American comics and cinema; interdisciplinary practices
  • Comparative Literature
    European philosophy (in Greek, Latin, French, German, English and Italian), especially ethics, metaphysics, politics; literary theory and criticism (Antiquity-present); classical Greek, French and Francophone literature; American poetry; postcolonial stud
  • Cognitive Science
    literary theory; cognitive sciences


Dutta, Soumitra

Samuel Curtin Johnson Graduate School of Management
Professor, Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean, Johnson Graduate School of Management (sd599@cornell.edu)
https://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile/id/sd599

Regions: Europe
Research Specializations:

  • Management
    Impact of new technology on the business world, especially social media and social networking, and on strategies for driving growth and innovation by embracing the digital economy


Duxbury, John

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences (jmd17@cornell.edu)
https://scs.cals.cornell.edu/people/john-duxbury

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia
Research Specializations:

  • Soil and Crop Sciences
    soil chemistry; soil organic matter; food systems in developing countries


Eames-Sheavly, Marcia

College of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer and Research Associate, Horticulture (me14@cornell.edu)
https://hort.cals.cornell.edu/people/marcia-eames-sheavly

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

  • Horticulture, gardening, garden-based education
  • The role of gardening in community development
  • Healing plants and the people who use them
  • Reflective practice
  • Robust reflective writing
  • Global service learning and engaged learning practice
  • Fostering safe spaces for integrative learning


Earle, Elizabeth D.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Professor Emeritus, Plant Breeding & Genetics (ede3@cornell.edu)
https://plbrgen.cals.cornell.edu/people/elizabeth-d-earle

Regions: Africa, East Asia
Countries: Ghana, China
Research Specializations:

  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Biotechnology, gene transfer, plant tissue culture, crop improvement


Edmondson, Locksley

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Africana Studies & Research Center (le18@cornell.edu)
http://africana.cornell.edu/locksley-edmondson

Regions: Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean
Research Specializations:

  • Africana Studies
    African and Caribbean politics
  • Public Affairs
    African and Caribbean politics
  • Government
    international relations; comparative politics


Elliott, John Jack R.

College of Human Ecology
Associate Professor, Design & Environmental Analysis (jre15@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/jre15?netid=jre15

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America
Research Specializations:

  • Landscape Architecture
    architecture
  • Design and Environmental Analysis
    sustainable interior design; sustainable product design; eco-design theory
  • Current Projects
    1) developing low-carbon sustainable buildings designed for disassembly. I am field-testing a bamboo-version of this project now in the Dominican Republic. 2) investigating the use of biochar for carbon sequestration in concrete in order to reduce the overall carbon footprint of portland cement concrete. 3) creative scholarship where I am producing pieces of sculpture and studio furniture to raise awareness about various environmental issues


Eloundou, Parfait

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor, Development Sociology (pme7@cornell.edu)
https://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/people/parfait-eloundou-enyegue

Regions: Africa
Countries: Cameroon, Sub-saharan Africa
Languages:

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

Research Specializations:

  • Demography
    demography
  • Africana Studies
    demography of inequality; population and development; sociology of education; project evaluation; research methods
  • Global Development
    development policy
  • Public Affairs
    international development; social policy
  • Development Sociology
    population and development; sociology of education; demography of inequality and social change


Erber, Pedro

College of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor, Romance Studies (pre5@cornell.edu)
https://romancestudies.cornell.edu/pedro-rabelo-erber

Regions: Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia
Countries: Brazil, Japan
Languages:

  • Portuguese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • English
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Italian
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • French
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • German
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Japanese
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Spanish
    (Native or Bilingual)
  • Classical Greek
    (Working Professional)
  • Korean
    (Limited Working)
  • Latin
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Latin American Studies
    avant garde art in Brazil
  • Romance Studies
    Brazilian intellectual history, literature, and visual culture; theories and histories of modernism and the avant-garde; art and politics; critical theory and political thought
  • Comparative Literature
    Brazilian literature and culture; Japanese literature and culture; comparative modernisms
  • Asian Literature, Religion and Culture
    modern Japanese novel; visual culture; Japanese avant garde art


Esmaily, Mahdi

College of Engineering
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (me399@cornell.edu)
https://www.mae.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=me399

Regions: West Asia
Countries: Iran
Research Specializations:

  • Mechanical Engineering
    Development of computational techniques related to cardiovascular mechanics and biological flows


Evangelista, Matthew

College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Government (mae10@cornell.edu)
http://government.cornell.edu/matthew-anthony-evangelista

Regions: Europe
Countries: Russia, Italy
Languages:

  • Russian
    (Working Professional)
  • French
    (Working Professional)
  • Italian
    (Working Professional)
  • German
    (Limited Working)
  • Spanish
    (Limited Working)

Research Specializations:

  • Peace Studies and Peace Science
    international and transnational relations; secessionist conflict; gender and militarization; Russia
  • Public Affairs
    international relations; comparative foreign policy; transnational foreign politics; Russian politics
  • Government
    international relations; comparative foreign policy; transnational politics; Russian politics
  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
    international relations; gender and war; international humanitarian law


Evans, Gary William

College of Human Ecology
Professor, Design & Environmental Analysis and Human Development (gwe1@cornell.edu)
https://www.human.cornell.edu/people/gwe1?netid=gwe1

Regions: Global
Research Specializations:

  • Human Development
    children's environments; environmental stress; the environment of poverty
  • Demography
    demography
  • Design and Environmental Analysis
    environmental psychology; environmental stressors; children's environments; poverty
  • Community and Rural Development
    environmental stress; children's environments; environments of poverty

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