Mark Constas
Associate Professor


  • Business of education

Mark Constas is an associate professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University and international professor of agriculture and life sciences. He is also a faculty fellow of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. Prior to arriving at Cornell, Constas worked as a research advisor and policy analyst at the federal level and held academic positions at the University of Hong Kong and at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He has been a consultant for national and international organizations, including the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs; the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization in Phnom Phen, Cambodia; and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Hong Kong. On an initiative jointly organized by The Food and Agriculture Organization and The World Food Program, he is currently focused on the challenges of resilience measurement for vulnerable populations living in shock-prone environments.