Academics


All Faculty Highlights

Graeme Bailey

Graeme Bailey

Computer Science

If you look up "peripatetic" in the dictionary, you should find a description of Graeme Bailey.

Marianella Casasola

Marianella Casasola

Human Development

Marianella Casasola studies infant cognitive development and early word learning.

Helene Dillard

Helene Dillard

Plant Pathology

How does a big city girl develop a love and appreciation for nature and a passion for biology? Go fish.

Harry Greene

Harry Greene

Biology

More than 40 years of snake hunting have taken Harry Greene to 18 countries on six continents.

David Lee

David Lee

Applied Economics and Management

David Lee focuses on improving the lives through sustainable development and sound policy.

Ken McClane

Ken McClane

Literature

If you've ever seen Ken McClane in front of an audience, you wouldn't believe the man gets stage fright.

David Mermin

David Mermin

Physics

"What first drew me to physics was magic. It came in two varieties: relativity and quantum mechanics," says Mermin.

Lisa Nishii

Lisa Nishii

Human Resources

Negotiating cultural differences is something she has had to do from birth.

Linda Rayor

Linda Rayor

Entomology

Like the spiders she studies, Linda Rayor spins webs.

Annelise Riles

Annelise Riles

Law, Anthropology

Annelise Riles thrives on contrast and loves to experiment with unlikely pairings.

Meredith Small

Meredith Small

Anthropology

Looking for clues about why people do the strange things they do? Meredith Small can give you a few million years worth.

Buzz Spector

Buzz Spector

Art

Hand Buzz Spector a book, and there's a good chance he will destroy it.

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

English

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon has been received acclaim for her poetry collection 'Open Interval.'

Joe Veverka

Joe Veverka

Astronomy

Under the large, dark night skies of the Arctic watershed, the budding astronomer grew up.

Charles Williamson

Charles Williamson

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Charles Williamson has won nine teaching awards in his 15 years at Cornell.

Randy Worobo

Randy Worobo

Food Science and Technology

Randy Worobo mentors students in research and teaches farmers about food safety.