Faculty and academic staff

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Mathew Abraham

Assistant Director, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Mathew Abraham
  • ma947 [at] cornell.edu
Evaluation methodologies
Agricultural value chains and markets
Food security in developing countries
Maricelis Acevedo
Maricelis Acevedo

Research Professor

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Maricelis Acevedo
Shorna Allred
Shorna Allred

Professor

Natural Resources and the Environment

Professor

Department of Global Development

Shorna Allred
Conservation social science
Environmental justice
Southeast Asia
Rachel Bezner Kerr
Rachel Bezner Kerr

Professor

Department of Global Development

Co-Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Global Development

Rachel Bezner Kerr
Agroecology
Food And Agriculture
Gender
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Kathryn Boor

Professor

Food Science

Professor

Department of Global Development

Kathryn Boor
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Richard Cahoon

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Richard Cahoon
  • rsc5 [at] cornell.edu
Intellectual property management
Invention & innovation, entrepreneurship & intrapreneurship
Technology transfer, development & implementation
Kerstin-Damerau
Kerstin Damerau

Research Associate

Department of Global Development

Kerstin Damerau
  • kerstin.damerau [at] cornell.edu
Sustainable natural resource management
Scenario analysis and development
Nutrition security
Mary Jo Dudley
Mary Jo Dudley

Senior Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

Director, Cornell Farmworker Program

Department of Global Development

Mary Jo Dudley
Agricultural Labor
Immigrant Workers & Communities
Farmworkers
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Richard Dudley

Adjunct Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Richard Dudley
  • rgd6 [at] cornell.edu
Natural resource management
Small-scale fisheries
System dynamics modeling
Chiedozie Egesi
Chiedozie Egesi

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Project Director, Nextgen Cassava

Department of Global Development

Chiedozie Egesi
Biotechnology tools for the genetic improvement of cassava
Gender responsive agricultural research
Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue
Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue

Professor

Department of Global Development

Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue
Education, Development and Inequality
Population and Development
Sociological Research Methods
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Ding Fei

Senior Research Associate and Lecturer

Department of Global Development

Ding Fei
  • df423 [at] cornell.edu
Political Economy of Development
Capital-Labor Relations
China-Africa Cooperation
Julie Ficarra
Julie Ficarra

Associate Professor of the Practice

Department of Global Development

Julie Ficarra
  • jmf389 [at] cornell.edu
International Education & Engaged Learning
Partnership Development
Critical Pedagogy
Julia Finkelstein
Julia Finkelstein

Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Associate Professor

Nutritional Sciences

Julia Finkelstein
Epidemiology
Nutrition
Randomized clinical trials, cohort studies & surveillance programs
Lucy Fisher
Lucy Fisher

Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

Associate Director of Communications - SRI International Network and Resource Center

Department of Global Development

Lucy Fisher
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Sarah Giroux

Associate Professor of the Practice

Department of Global Development

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Global Development

Sarah Giroux
Decompositional Methods
Demography of Inequality and Poverty
Empirics Of Development and Inequality
Jenny Goldstein
Jenny Goldstein

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

Jenny Goldstein
  • goldstein [at] cornell.edu
Political ecology
Digital geography
Southeast Asia
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Carlos Gonzalez Fischer

Research Associate

Department of Global Development

Carlos Gonzalez Fischer
  • cmg295 [at] cornell.edu
Agri-food and livestock systems
Climate change mitigation and adaptation
Sustainability and environmental analysis
Miguel Gomez
Miguel Gomez

Robert G. Tobin Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Professor

Department of Global Development

Miguel Gomez
Food and agricultural economics
Food marketing and distribution
Food value chains and sustainability
Peter Gregory
Peter Gregory

Director, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship

Department of Global Development

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Peter Gregory
Global Agriculture and Development
Agricultural Biotechnology
Thomas Hirschl
Thomas Hirschl

Professor

Department of Global Development

Thomas Hirschl
Demography, Social Stratification, Ideology
Poverty, Social Policy, Community Action
Youth Development, Social Behavior
Mario Herrero
Mario Herrero

Professor; Cornell Atkinson Scholar; Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences

Department of Global Development

Mario Herrero
  • mario.herrero [at] cornell.edu
Climate mitigation and adaption
Agri-food and livestock systems
Sustainability and environmental analyses
John Hoddinott
John Hoddinott

H.E. Babcock Professor of Food and Nutrition Economics and Policy

Nutritional Sciences (CALS)

Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

John Hoddinott
Economics
Nutrition
Food security
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Benjamin Houlton

Ronald P. Lynch Dean

Office of the Dean

Professor

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Professor

Department of Global Development

Benjamin Houlton
  • bzhoulton [at] cornell.edu
Global ecosystem processes
Climate change solutions
Agricultural sustainability
David Kay
David Kay

Senior Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

David Kay
Community & Economic Development
Community, Energy Transitions & Climate Change
Governance & Conflict Resolution
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Ndunge Kiiti

Adjunct Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Ndunge Kiiti
  • nk26 [at] cornell.edu
Communication & mobile technologies
Public health & international/community development
Business & entrepreneurship
David Lee
David R. Lee

Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Professor

Department of Global Development

David R. Lee
Applied Economics and Policy
Emerging Markets and Development
Johannes Lehmann
Johannes Lehmann

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

Department of Global Development

Johannes Lehmann
Soil biogeochemistry, fertility management, organic matter, and carbon and nutrient cycling from wastes
Soil carbon sequestration and biochar systems
Sustainable agriculture in the tropics
Lori Leonard
Lori Leonard

Professor

Department of Global Development

Chair

Department of Global Development

Lori Leonard
Gender
Waste & garbage
Ethnography
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Chuan Liao

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

Chuan Liao
Environment, development & justice
Environmental sustainability
Statistical & spatial methods
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David Little

Senior Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

Executive Director, Rural Schools Association

Department of Global Development

David Little
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Jan Low

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Jan Low
  • jwl59 [at] cornell.edu
Ed Mabaya
Ed Mabaya

Research Professor

Department of Global Development

Director, Humphrey Fellowship Program

Department of Global Development

Ed Mabaya
Applied Economics and Policy
Food and Agricultural Economics
International and Development Economics and Policy
Fouad Makki
Fouad Makki

Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Director of the Polson Institute for Global Development

Department of Global Development

Fouad Makki
Uneven and Combined Development
Nature and Modernity
State Formation and Development
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Daniel Mason-D'Croz

Senior Research Associate

Department of Global Development

Daniel Mason-D'Croz
  • dem286 [at] cornell.edu
Food system transformation
Scenario development/analysis & economic/foresight modeling
Anticipatory governance & futures thinking
Andy McDonald
Andrew McDonald

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Andrew McDonald
  • ajm9 [at] cornell.edu
Cropping systems ecology
Climate change adaptation and mitigation
Agricultural sustainability, food security, water resources, international agriculture, policy, and applied social sciences
Saurabh Mehta
Saurabh Mehta

Janet and Gordon Lankton Professor

Nutritional Sciences (CHE)

Professor

Department of Global Development

Saurabh Mehta
  • sm939 [at] cornell.edu
Global health
Epidemiology
Nutrition
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Heidi Mouillesseaux-Kunzman

Engaged Learning Coordinator

Department of Global Development

Education Minor Director

Department of Global Development

Heidi Mouillesseaux-Kunzman
Community development
Civic engagement
Engaged learning and research
Rebecca Nelson
Rebecca Nelson

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Professor

Department of Global Development

Rebecca Nelson
Genetics of quantitative disease resistance in plants
International agriculture and rural development
Mycotoxin management
Tess Pendergrast
Tess Pendergrast

Lecturer

Department of Global Development

Tess Pendergrast
  • tlp59 [at] cornell.edu
Inequality studies
Sociology of public health and environmental justice
Engaged education
Jeffrey Perry
Jeffrey Perry

Senior Lecturer

Department of Global Development

Jeffrey Perry
Extension Education
Teaching Methods
Youth Leadership Development
Scott Peters
Scott Peters

Professor

Department of Global Development

Scott Peters
Political theory & public philosophy
Community organizing & development
Oral history
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Prabhu Pingali

Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Professor

Department of Global Development

Director, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Professor

Nutritional Sciences

Prabhu Pingali
Food and Nutrition Policy
International Agricultural Development
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Marvin Pritts
Marvin Pritts

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Plant Sciences Major

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Professor

Department of Global Development

Marvin Pritts
Berry crops
Season extension
Sustainable production practices
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Andaleeb Rahman

Research Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Andaleeb Rahman
  • ar687 [at] cornell.edu
Economic & human development
Agriculture, food & nutritional security
India
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Kandukuri Raman

Research Professor

Department of Global Development

Associate Director, Special Projects in International Programs

Department of Global Development

International Research Professor (Joint)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Kandukuri Raman
International agriculture and rural development
Value-added marketing
Agricultural biotechnology, Integrated Pest Management and technology transfer
Ram
Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Veerabhadran Ramanathan
  • vr279 [at] cornell.edu
Climate change science
Climate solutions
Climate literacy
Annalisa Raymer
Annalisa Raymer

Senior Lecturer

Department of Global Development

Director of Community Learning and Service Partnership (CLASP)

Department of Global Development

Annalisa Raymer
Ecosystem of learning
Education and development
Learning cities
Gretchen Rymarchyk
Gretchen Rymarchyk

Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

Gretchen Rymarchyk
Education Policy
Public Education
Rural Schools
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Rob Scott

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

Rob Scott
Sustainable food production
Education in correctional facilities
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Aubryn Sidle

Lecturer

Department of Global Development

Aubryn Sidle
  • as286 [at] cornell.edu
Gender & development
International education
Evaluation research
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John Sipple

Professor

Department of Global Development

Co-Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Global Development

John Sipple
Pk-12 education
Sociology of communities
Policy
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Margaret Smith

Associate Dean and Director

Cornell AES

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Department of Global Development

Margaret Smith
Maize breeding and genomics
Abiotic stress tolerance
Insect and disease resistance
Erika Styger
Erika Styger

Professor of the Practice

Department of Global Development

Director, Climate-Resilient Farming Systems Program

Department of Global Development

Erika Styger
  • eds8 [at] cornell.edu
System of Rice Intensification (SRI)
Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM)
Agrobiodiversity management and agroforestry
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Shubh Swain

Research Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Shubh Swain
  • ss2729 [at] cornell.edu
Behavioral research
Gender, public health and nutrition
Food and agricultural economics
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Terry Tucker

Professor of the Practice

Department of Global Development

Director of MPS in Global Development

Department of Global Development

Terry Tucker
International agriculture & rural development
Participatory research & extension
Higher education & development
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Hale Ann Tufan

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Adjunct Professor

Department of Global Development

Hale Ann Tufan
Gender equality & social inclusion
Inclusive crop improvement and seed systems
Agricultural research for development
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Lawrence Van De Valk

Senior Extension Associate

Department of Global Development

Executive Director, Lead NY

Department of Global Development

Lawrence Van De Valk
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Leslie Verteramo Chiu

Research Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Leslie Verteramo Chiu
  • ljv9 [at] cornell.edu
Risk management for smallholder farmers
Food-value chains
Agricultural finance
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Mildred Warner

Professor, City and Regional Planning, AAP

Professor

Department of Global Development

Mildred Warner
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Wendy Wolford

Vice Provost for International Affairs; Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor

Department of Global Development

Wendy Wolford
International development
Land use & distribution
Social mobilization & agrarian societies
Connie Yuan
Y. Connie Yuan

Professor

Department of Communication

Professor

Department of Global Development

Y. Connie Yuan
Organizational communication
Intercultural communication
Knowledge management
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John Zinda

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

John Zinda
Environmental sociology
Risk and disaster
Political ecology

Emeriti faculty

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David Brown

International Professor Emeritus

Department of Global Development

David Brown
Rural demography
Political economy
Spacial inequality
Eugene Erickson

Emeritus Professor

Department of Global Development

Eugene Erickson
Joe Francis

Emeritus

Department of Global Development

Joe Francis
Charles Geisler

Emeritus Professor

Department of Global Development

Charles Geisler
Douglas Gurak

Emeritus Professor

Department of Global Development

Douglas Gurak
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Paula Horrigan

Emeritus; Director of Rust2Green

Department of Global Development

Landscape Architecture

Paula Horrigan
Philip McMichael
Philip McMichael

Professor Emeritus

Department of Global Development

Philip McMichael
  • pdm1 [at] cornell.edu
Food regimes
Food sovereignty
Agrarian questions
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Max Pfeffer

Professor Emeritus

Department of Global Development

Max Pfeffer
  • mjp5 [at] cornell.edu
Agricultural Labor
Community Development
International Migration

Visiting scientists and fellows

Eric Danquah
Eric Danquah

Visiting Scientist

Department of Global Development

Eric Danquah
  • edanquah [at] wacci.ug.edu.gh
Genetic diversity
Biotechnologies in crop improvement
Farmers’ knowledge and plant breeding
Md. Arif Hossain
Md. Arif Hossain

Visiting Fellow

Department of Global Development

Md. Arif Hossain
  • mdarif.hossain [at] cornell.edu
Strategic planning
Sustainable agriculture
Global development policy
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Larisa Kasumagić- Kafedžić

Visiting Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Larisa Kasumagić- Kafedžić
Intercultural education
Peace pedagogy
Language education
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Rohan Munasinghe

Visiting Fulbright Scholar

Department of Global Development

Rohan Munasinghe
  • srm278 [at] cornell.edu
Smart agriculture
Human-elephant conflict
Drone design and deployment
Hannah Van Zanten
Hannah van Zanten

Visiting Professor

Department of Global Development

Hannah van Zanten

Postdoctoral associates

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Jocelyn Boiteau

Postdoctoral Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Jocelyn Boiteau
  • jmb575 [at] cornell.edu
Food systems
Food loss and waste
International nutrition
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Maia Dedrick

Cornell Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Global Development

Maia Dedrick
  • maia.dedrick [at] cornell.edu
Participatory Action Research
Colonialism, Heritage & Community-Based Knowledge
Rural Livelihoods & Environmental Justice
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Lauren Drakopulos

Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Global Development

Lauren Drakopulos
  • lad282 [at] cornell.edu
Political ecology
Science and technology studies
Environmental justice
Andrew Ofstehage
Andrew Ofstehage

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Global Development

Andrew Ofstehage
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Raghav Puri

Postdoctoral Associate, Tata-Cornell Institute

Department of Global Development

Raghav Puri
  • rp455 [at] cornell.edu
Health and nutrition policy
Policy implementation
International development