A look at Cornell’s newest faculty

Each fall brings new students to campus, and it also brings new faculty members. This year, seven faculty members arrived on campus.

The newest Cornell College faculty members
The newest Cornell College faculty members

They are, from left:

  • Kelsey Feser ’09 (geology), a paleoecologist whose research interests lie in using marine clams and snails to better understand both natural and human-induced environmental change.
  • Aaron Miller (business), who specializes in analytics with interests in health analytics and health economics.
  • Misha Quill (sociology and anthropology), who teaches courses in justice, gender, human rights, medical anthropology, religious practice, and research methods.
  • Tyler Carrington (German), a cultural historian of modern Germany who specializes in turn-of-the-century masculinity, urban studies, and the history of emotions. He is currently working on a monograph about love, murder, and risk in Berlin around 1900.
  • Helen Rubinstein (Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow), who has had work appear in The Seneca Review, The Paris Review Daily, Witness, The New York Times, The Collagist, Ninth Letter, and Salt Hill.
  • Brian Johns (engineering sciences), who enjoys assisting students in the design and manufacturing of their own ideas and projects, and who is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
  • Alyssa Selmer (Spanish), who specializes in Golden Age Spain with a focus on subaltern voices, as well as immigration, race relations, languages, and more related to Spain in its European context.