Kathleen Arnink’s main focus currently is teaching enology courses in the Cornell University Enology and Viticulture program in the Food Science department. Many of her courses are co-taught with faculty in Horticulture. In addition to developing courses in Enology for students in Cornell’s new undergraduate Enology and Viticulture major, she advises undergraduate students, and coordinates internship opportunities in the wine industry for enology students. Her research specialty is microbial ecology of yeasts and bacteria found in wines. One of her primary goals in her current position is to provide research experiences for undergraduate students.