Contested Global Landscapes

A Multidisciplinary Initiative of the Cornell Institute for the Social Sciences

All Cornell faculty, staff, and students are eligible to affiliate with the Land Theme Project. Affiliates receive notification of ISS Land Project events, as well as other related announcements, via the Land listserve. To join: Please email , specifying you would like to join the Land listserve, your category (faculty, graduate student, undergraduate student etc.), and the department with which you are affiliated.

Shona Allred Natural Resources
Chris Barrett Applied Economics and Management
Ernesto E. Bassi Arevalo History
Louise Buck Natural Resources
Nancy Chau Applied Economics and Management
Eric Cheyfitz American Studies
Susan Christopherson City and Regional Planning
Jeffrey M. Chusid City & Regional Planning
Maria Cook International and Comparative Labor
Raymond Craib History
Ileen Devault Industrial and Labor Relations
Richard Dudley Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development
Shelley Feldman Development Sociology
Jeremy Foster Architecture
Charles Geisler Development Sociology
Thomas A. Hirschl Development Sociology
David Kay Development Sociology
Rachel Bezner Kerr Development Sociology
James Lassoie Natural Resources
Natalie Mahowald Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Fouad Makki Development Sociology
Barry Maxwell Comparative Literature, American Studies, and Institute for Comparative Modernities
Jeff Milder Natural Resources
Kevin Morrison Government
Paul Nadasdy Anthropology; American Indian Studies
Rebecca J. Nelson Plant Pathology; Plant-Microbe Biology
Jon Parmenter History
Karen Pinkus Romance Studies
Per Pinstrup-Andersen Applied Economics and Management; Nutrition
Sara Pritchard Science and Technology Studies
Kenneth Roberts Government
Stephan Schmidt City and Regional Planning
Richard Schuler Civil and Environmental Engineering
Richard Stedman Natural Resources
Chantal Thomas Law
Marina Welker Anthropology
Wendy Wolford Development Sociology
Steven Wolf Natural Resources; Development Sociology
Stephen Yale-Loehr Law
Xiamin Zhu Science and Technology Studies
Associates, Fellows, & Staff
Ben Currens Development Sociology
Carol J. Pierce Colfer CIIFAD
Abigail Hart EcoAgriculture Working Group
Bob Herdt CIIFAD
Susan Kelley Cornell Chronicle
Deepthi Kolady College of Agriculture and Life Sciences International Programs (IP/CALS)
Anne Larson CGIAR
Ryan Nehring Development Sociology
Tim Shenk CUSLAR
Graduate Students
Daniel Ahlquist Development Sociology
Amit Anshumali Development Sociology
Esmeralda Arrizon-Palomera English
Diana Biller Law
Eva Birk City and Regional Planning
Alice Beban Development Sociology
Charis Boke Anthropology
Holly Buck Development Sociology
Youjin Brigitte Chung Development Sociology
Mark W. Deets African History
Amy Ellingson City and Regional Planning
Ryan Edwards History
Eugene Fifer International Agriculture and Rural Development
Omar Figueredo Romance Studies
Lin Fu Government
Tim Gorman Development Sociology
Rajeev Goyal International Agriculture
Alexandra Hensens International Development
Golnoosh Hakimadavar-Mamlyuk Law
Darragh Hare Natural Resources
Jonathan Hill Cornell institute for Public Affairs
Maren Hill City and Regional Planning
Shuay-Tsyr Ho Applied Economics and Management
Emily Hong Anthropology
Lauren Honig Government
Onur Ulas Ince Government
Lily Jampol Psychology
Ali Kaba Natural Resources
Hanna Ko Law
Brandon Kraft Natural Resources
Sergio Latorre Law
Ted Lawrence Natural Resources
Lei Lei Applied Economics and Management
Erin C. Lentz Sociology
Emily Levitt Anthropology
Justine Lindemann Development Sociology
Daniel Lumonya Development Sociology
Matthew Minarchek History
Rebakah Daro Minarchek Development Sociology
Sudeshna Mitra City and Regional Planning
Marjaneh Mottaghi City and Regional Planning
Juliet Mugabi City and Regional Planning
Michael Mulford Applied Economics and Management
Chularat Niratisayakul International Agriculture and Rural Development
Kasia Paprocki Development Sociology
Tess Pendergrast Development Sociology
Jennifer Pierce City and Regional Planning
Jung Mee Park Sociology
Cheng Qiu Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
David Rojas Anthropology
Melissa Rosario Anthropology
Kathleen Sexsmith Development Sociology
Asha Sharma Government
Annie Sheng Anthropology
Xiomara Chavez-Suarez Public Administration
Nidhi Subramanyam City and Regional Planning
Gregory Thaler Government
Marygold Walsh-Dilley Development Sociology
Kun Wang Law
Pu Wang Natural Resources
Courtney Work Anthropology
Undergraduate Students
Yashodhan Gharat Natural Resources
Lusine Mehrabyan Biology and Society
Sam Ritholtz International Agriculture & Rural Development
Spencer Schwartz Industrial and Labor Relations
Kata Young International Agriculture & Rural Development
Beyond Cornell
Brian Chaffin Oregon State University
Brian Grabbatin University of Kentucky
Mia Farrah Cornell University Almunus
Girija Godbole University of Cambridge
Arthur Green Okanagan College
Colleen Hiner Sacramento City College
Tiernan Mennen Director of South African Land and Resource Rights
Mike Nolan Cornell University ’77
Amelia Thorpe University of New South Wales