Cindy van Es

Cindy van Es

Professor of Practice

Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

Director, Business Inclusion and Diversity Programs

Director of Undergraduate Studies Program

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Themes

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Statistics Education


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Cornell Directory Entry


Cindy van Es is professor of practice in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. She has a PhD in statistics from Iowa State University, and joined Cornell in 1988. She teaches three courses in the undergraduate business program: Introductory Statistics, Business Statistics, and Impact Learning: South Africa. Her general area of interest is statistical education, with a focus on business applications and teaching through social justice examples.

She currently serves as director of Dyson's Undergraduate Business Program. In this position, she provides strategic leadership and supervision on activities within the undergraduate program at the school, focusing specifically on implementation of the undergraduate curriculum and review of academic policies

Selected Publications

  • Weaver, Michelle; van Es, Cindy. "Race, Sex, and their Influences on Introductory Statistics Education" (in preparation).

Recent Courses

  • AEM 3100 - Business Statistics
  • AEM 3600 - Impact Learning: Field Study Prep Experience
  • AEM 3601 - Impact Learning: Project Reflection, Completion and Presentation
  • AEM 7000 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 2100 - Introductory Statistics
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Iowa State University, 1984
  • MS Iowa State University, 1981
  • BS Montclair State University, 1979