Faculty & Staff
Eudes LopesResearch Assistant email@example.com
Eudes is a cultural anthropology PhD student at Cornell University and holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and public policy at Princeton University. His research interests focus on the cultural relevance of economic thought and its embeddedness in the financial markets.
John NiniaResearch Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
John Ninia is a Sophomore studying Environment & Sustainability with a concentration in Environmental Economics. He is a recipient of the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholarship. His interests include emerging markets, sustainability, and entrepreneurship.
Vineetha PachavaResearch Assistant email@example.com
Vineetha Pachava is a sophomore studying applied economics and management, concentrating in international trade and development and finance. Her interests include emerging markets, macroeconomics, public policy, and finance.
Michael PocressResearch Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Pocress is an undergraduate student from New York studying applied economics and
management at the Dyson School at Cornell University. On campus Michael was selected to participate in the Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholars Program and conducts research related to geopolitics, macroeconomics, and emerging trends in business at the Emerging Markets Institute.
Samanta FonsecaProgram Coordinator email@example.com
Specialist in Business Management with experience in consulting, planning, and implementation of projects in people management and marketing. Working at EMI is an opportunity for her to pursue her passion and contribute to attracting talents to emerging countries like Brazil, her home country.
Mumuksha KhichaProject Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Mumuksha hails from Jaipur (fondly known as the Pink City) in India where she completed her Masters in Psychology cum laude and has been involved with various mental health campaigns. As Project Manager at the Emerging Markets Institute, she is facilitating ‘t-time’ chats, working to augment EMI’s social media presence, actively connecting with industry leaders and Cornell alums to broaden EMI’s global network, and coordinating various other events. On the personal front, she is an ardent follower of Jainism whose interests includes cooking vegetarian dishes, singing and upping her board games’ skills.
Klaudia KokoszkaResearch Assistant email@example.com
Klaudia is a newly joined Research Assistant at the Emerging Markets Institute. She is a senior at Cornell University studying Economics and Government, expecting to graduate in May 2020. Her previous experience includes working at the World Bank, researching internet access amongst various demographics in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has a passion for research and policy analysis, and hopes to pursue this after graduation.
“The Emerging Markets Institute has attracted outstanding faculty who are true leaders in their fields of study.”Sachin Gupta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs