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Associate Faculty

brown

Larry Douglas Brown

Sidney Kaufman Professor in Geophysics

Affiliations: Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Engineering, and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

carlson

Allen R. Carlson

Associate Professor of Government

Affliations: Department of Government, Department of Asian Studies, China Asia Pacific Studies Program, Comparative Muslim Societies Program, and East Asia Program

coffman

William Coffman

Academic Director and Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Teaching/Research Interests: Agricultural biotechnology, intellectual property, international agriculture, international development, and plant breeding and genetics 

iago

Iago Gocheleishvili

Senior Lecturer of Near Eastern Studies

Geographic Reserach Area: Midle East

Teaching/Research Interests: Democracy in Modern Iran, Russo-Iranian Relations, Constitutional movements in the Middle East, Mongol Rule in the Middle East

hobbs

Peter Hobbs

Adjunct Professor and Associate Director of IP-CALS Academic Program

Geographic Research Area: South Asia

Teaching/Research Interests: Tropical cropping systems, international agriculture and rural development, agroforestry systems

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Sabrina Karim

Assistant Professor of Government

Geographic Reserach Area: Sub-Saharan Africa 

Teaching/Reserach Interests: Conflict and Peace Processes, and state building in the aftermath of civil war 

lust

Barbara Lust

Professor of Human Development

 

Geographic Research Area: Sri Lanka.

Teaching/Research Interests: Cognitive Science, developmental psychology, and linguistics.

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Alan Jeffrey Nussbaum

Professor of Linguistics and Classics

 

Geographic Research Area: Indo-Europe.

Teaching/Research Interests: Indo-European linguistics, and Greek and Latin comparative and historical linguistics.

Banu

Banu Oja

Resident Director, Cornell Nepal Study Program

Geographic Research Area: Nepal

Teaching/Research Interests: Nepali language and culture

pepinsky

Thomas Pepinsky

Associate Professor of Government

Geographic Research Area: Southeast Asia

Teaching/Research Interests: Relationship between economic interests and political outcomes, the interaction between domestic politics and the global economy, emerging markets, authoritarianism and regime survival, and political Islam in Indonesia and beyond

Ratcliff

Jessica Ratcliff

Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Studies

Geographic Reserach Area: India

Teaching/Research Interests: History of science and technology, British empire from the 17th through the 19th centuries, science and the state, East India Company and the India Office in the nineteenth century.

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Michael Tomlan

Professor of City & Regional Planning and Director of Historic Preservation Planning

Geographic Research Area: Asia, the Middle East, and Central and South America

Teaching/Research Interests: Relationships between museums and the public, and preservation, planning, and religion 

 

walter

Michael Walter

Professor Emeritus of Biological and Environmental Engineering

Geographic Research Area: India

Teaching/Research Interests: Sustainable development, particularly the nexus of water and energy.

michael

Michael Weiss

Professor of Linguistics

Geographic Research Area: Indo-European languages.

Teaching/Research Interests: Indo-European linguistics, especially the historical phonology and morphology of Greek, Latin and the Sabellic languages.