Faculty & Staff
Eudes LopesResearch Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Mumuksha KhichaProject Manager email@example.com
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.
Vritika PatniProgram Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Vritika Patni is a sophomore studying Economics and Statistics. She interned with the EMI over her freshman summer, and has since continued her involvement as Program Coordinator and research assistant. Her interests include research, finance, and outreach.
Mihika BadjateResearch Assistant email@example.com
Mihika Badjate is a sophomore studying economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. Other than emerging markets, her interests include reading, hiking, traveling, and learning new languages.
“The Emerging Markets Institute has attracted outstanding faculty who are true leaders in their fields of study.”Sachin Gupta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs