Faculty & Staff

Staff

Lourdes Casanova

Lourdes Casanova

Director and Senior Lecturer of Management, Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director Emerging Markets Institute (607) 254 1656
Anne Miroux Photo

Anne Miroux

Faculty Fellow, Emerging Markets Institute, Former Director of the Division on Technology and Logistics at United Nations Committee of Trade and Development
Eudes Lopes

Eudes Lopes

Research Assistant

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 Ninia

John Ninia

Research Assistant

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 Pachava

Vineetha Pachava

Research Assistant

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. 

Daniel dos Anjos

Daniel dos Anjos

Research Assistant
Mumuksha Khicha

Mumuksha Khicha

Project Manager

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 Patni

Vritika Patni

Program Coordinator

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 Badjate

Mihika Badjate

Research Assistant

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.

Swapnil Gupta

Swapnil Gupta

Research Assistant

Faculty Fellow

Eswar-Prasad

Eswar Prasad

Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of International Trade Policy 607.255.5687
R. Richard Geddes

R. Richard Geddes

Professor and Founding Director of the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy Policy Analysis and Management 607-379-8298
Ya-Ru Chen

Ya-Ru Chen

Academic Dean for China Initiatives and Nicholas H. Noyes Professor of Management 607.255.1974
Ming Huang

Ming Huang

Professor of Finance, Cornell , and China Europe International Business School Shanghai, China 607.255.9594
Gustavo A. Flores-Macías

Gustavo A. Flores-Macías

Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs and Associate Professor
Christopher Marquis

Christopher Marquis

Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise 607.255.1584
Arnab Basu

Arnab Basu

Director of Graduate Studies for Applied Economics and Management 607.255.6280
Andrew Karolyi

Andrew Karolyi

Deputy Dean and Dean of Academic Affairs, SC Johnson College of Business 607.255.2153
Nagesh Gavirneni

Nagesh Gavirneni

Professor of operations management 607.254.6776
Shanjun Li

Shanjun Li

Associate Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Co-director, Cornell Institute for China Economic Research 607.255.1832
Vithala R. Rao

Vithala R. Rao

Deane W. Malott Professor of Management, Professor of Marketing 607.255.3987
John Tobin

John Tobin

Dyson School Professor of Practice in Sustainability and CEMS Program Director 607.255.7470
Randy L. Allen

Randy L. Allen

Senior Lecturer Strategy Physics, Cornell University – Teaching interests project courses with multi-national companies, Significant international consulting and management experience with Deloitte Consulting. 607.255.0072
Mark B. Milstein

Mark B. Milstein

Clinical Professor and Director, Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise 607.255.4982
Vishal Gaur

Vishal Gaur

Emerson Professor of Manufacturing Management, MPS Program Director in Business Analytics, and Department Editor, Operations Management Department, Management Science 607.255.6755
Glen W.S. Dowell

Glen W.S. Dowell

Professor and Area Coordinator for Management and Organizations 607.255.3800
Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara

Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance 607.255.3645
Young-Hoon Park

Young-Hoon Park

Sung-Whan Suh Professor of Management and a professor of marketing 607.255.3217
Wesley David Sine

Wesley David Sine

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute director, and professor of management and organizations 607.254.1336

Interns 2020

Mihika Badjate

Mihika Badjate

Research Intern'20
Meghana Gavirneni

Meghana Gavirneni

Research and Social Media Intern'20
Srishti Mutha

Srishti Mutha

Research Intern'20
Erwin Wei -MBA`21

Erwin Wei

Research Intern'20
Sarah kuntz

Sarah Kuntz

Research and Social Media Intern'20
Daniel Andrade Gaitan

Daniel Andrade Gaitán

Research Intern'20
Tyler Botzon

Tyler Botzon

Research Intern'20
Javier Montenegro Cortes

Javier Montenegro Cortés

Research Intern'20
Soraya Quiroga Camacho

Soraya Quiroga Camacho

Research Intern'20
Diana Neves – Cornell Tech’20

Diana Neves

Research Intern'20
Grace Peng

Grace Peng

Research Intern'20
Vritika Patni

Vritika Patni

Research Intern'20
Muzammil Rizwan

Muzammil Rizwan

Research Intern'20
Andrew Lim

Andrew Lim

Research Intern'20

Visiting Scholars

Heloisa Menezes, Visiting Scholar, has a master`s degree in Sciences of Agricultural Development from Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro and a bachelor in Economics from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais.

Her career is dedicated to Brazilian economic and industrial development, having held prominent positions such as interim President and Technical Director at Sebrae – the Brazilian Service for Small Businesses, Secretary for Development of Production at the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), and Director of Institutional Relations at CNI – National Confederation of Industries.


Research Fellows

Peter Cornelius, Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

Nathalia Foditsch, Google PhD Fellow, Research interests: internet and telecom law and policy, market power in the ICT industries, social and economic effects of new technology related business models.

Gustavo Guimaraes, University of Lille 1 Sciences and Technology, Research interest: IT entrepreneur specialized in information intelligence and analytics.

Henning Hoeber, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Research interests: corporate strategy and mergers & acquisitions, with a special focus on institutions from emerging markets.

Evodio Kaltenecker, BBS Business School, Research interests: strategy, corporate strategy, innovation, multinationals from emerging markets, country analysis and political risk in Latin American and global value chains.

Barbara Marchiori de Assis, Universidad ESAN, Research interests: Internet Policy and Law in Latin America and the Caribbean


Sachin Gupta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

“The Emerging Markets Institute has attracted outstanding faculty who are true leaders in their fields of study.”

Sachin Gupta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs