PhD Field Faculty

Department of Global Development faculty in the field of Development Sociology

Philip McMichael
Philip McMichael

Professor Emeritus

Department of Global Development

Philip McMichael
  • pdm1 [at] cornell.edu
Food regimes
Food sovereignty
Agrarian questions
Wendy Wolford
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
Thomas Hirschl
Thomas Hirschl

Professor

Department of Global Development

Thomas Hirschl
Demography, Social Stratification, Ideology
Poverty, Social Policy, Community Action
Youth Development, Social Behavior
John Sipple
John Sipple

Director of Graduate Studies; Professor

Department of Global Development

John Sipple
Pk-12 education
Sociology of communities
Policy
Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue
Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue

Professor

Department of Global Development

Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue
Education, Development and Inequality
Population and Development
Sociological Research Methods
Rachel Bezner Kerr
Rachel Bezner Kerr

Professor

Department of Global Development

Rachel Bezner Kerr
Agroecology
Food And Agriculture
Gender
John Zinda
John Zinda

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

John Zinda
Environmental sociology
Agriculture and rural livelihoods
China
Scott Peters
Scott Peters

Professor

Department of Global Development

Scott Peters
Political theory & public philosophy
Community organizing & development
Oral history
Max Pfeffer stands in a library to have his portrait taken
Max Pfeffer

Emeritus Professor

Department of Global Development

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

Director of the Polson Institute for Global Development; Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Fouad Makki
Uneven and Combined Development
Nature and Modernity
State Formation and Development
Lori Leonard
Lori Leonard

Professor

Department of Global Development

Chair

Department of Global Development

Lori Leonard
Gender
Waste & garbage
Ethnography
Jenny Goldstein
Jenny Goldstein

Assistant Professor

Department of Global Development

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