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Prison education program leader Rob Scott joins Global Development
Rob Scott, a leader in politically engaged education in New York state who has led efforts to establish local and national coalitions for higher education in prison, has joined Cornell’s Department of Global Development as an adjunct assistant...
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The book “In the Struggle: Scholars and the Fight Against Industrial Agribusiness in California” by Professor Scott J. Peters and Daniel J. O’Connell, Ph.D. ’11 weaves together the stories of eight scholar-activists who opposed agribusiness...

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The rocky surface of Earth’s geology may provide a buffer for climate change to absorb excess carbon, according to a new Cornell paper in Global Biogeochemical Cycles.
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Academic focus: Sustainable food systems, climate change mitigation and adaptation, food systems futures, systems analysis, livestock, sustainability, food security, environmental impacts Research summary: My research focuses on increasing the...
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A new online course opens opportunities for scientists and agricultural development professionals to blend technical skills with the most advanced findings in social sciences.
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  • Agriculture
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Cornell Global Development is pleased to announce its Master of Professional Studies (MPS) class of 2022. This year’s program will provide in-depth training to more than two dozen students who are mid-career professionals, scholars and aspiring...
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Spotlight

Academic focus: Sustainable food systems, climate change mitigation and adaptation, food systems futures, systems analysis, livestock, sustainability, food security, environmental impacts Research summary: My research focuses on increasing the...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture

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  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
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A new online course opens opportunities for scientists and agricultural development professionals to blend technical skills with the most advanced findings in social sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Man and woman sit and prepare food

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Cornell Global Development is pleased to announce its Master of Professional Studies (MPS) class of 2022. This year’s program will provide in-depth training to more than two dozen students who are mid-career professionals, scholars and aspiring...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development