Corey Ryan Earle serves as the de facto university historian and a visiting lecturer in American Studies, where he has taught AMST 2001: The First American University, a class on the history of Cornell, since 2011. He is passionate about the value of history and traditions in building community, engagement, and a sense of belonging, and he serves as a Cornell history resource person for departments and organizations across campus. Since 2008, Corey has also worked in Alumni Affairs & Development, where he currently helps build and advance university relationships for a portfolio of Cornell's most dedicated and generous alumni.
Corey received his B.S. in communication from Cornell University in 2007 and M.A. in higher education administration and leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2017. He is a certified local heritage ambassador, a House Fellow at Alice Cook House, and serves on the alumni boards for several student organizations, including the Glee Club and Cornell Media Guild / WVBR-FM.