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Robert H. Lieberman

Robert H. Lieberman

House Fellow
Senior Lecturer, Physics
B-14 Rockefeller Hall
rhl10@cornell.edu  

Robert H. Lieberman is a long time member of the Physics faculty at Cornell University. He is also a best-selling novelist and film director. 

His recently completed film, "They Call It Myanmar," is a New York Times Critics Pick and was named one of the top dozen films of 2012 by Roger Ebert. Among his previous films are the comedy "Green Lights," and the feature documentaries "Last Stop Kew Gardens," and "Faces In A Famine."  

Prior to joining the Physics Department, he was a professor of Engineering at Cornell. He has held two Fulbright Lectureships in film and creative writing. The most recent was in association with the Mowel Film Fund in the Philippines. Prior to that, he was at the Academy of Performing Arts and Film in Bratislava. He presently serves as a Senior Specialist with the Fulbright Program. 

His latest novel is "The Boys of Truxton." He is also the author of six other novels. All are now available from Kindle and Amazon. 

Lieberman is presently at work developing a feature film based on his new novel "The Nazis, My Father & Me."  

Lieberman is the recipient of Cornell's John M. and Emily B. Clark Award for Distinguished Teaching.  He is now heading to Cambodia to work as a Senior Specialist for the Fulbright Program and will be working with young film directors and starting on a new documentary project.