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Welcome to Hans Bethe House.

Hans Bethe House is the third of five residential colleges built at Cornell in the first decade of the 21st century comprising the university's West Campus House System.  It opened in the fall of 2007.  The House accommodates 280 sophomores and 100 juniors and seniors in a faculty-led, student-governed residential community.  The name honors long-time and beloved Cornell faculty member Hans A. Bethe.

Nancy Trautmann

House Fellow

When Nancy selected Cornell for grad school, she and her husband Charlie intended to move back to Boston within a couple of years.

Alfonso Torres

House Fellow

Alfonso Torres earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the National University of Colombia, a MS degree in veterinary pathology from the University of Nebraska, and a PhD in medical microbiology from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Kathryn Gleason

House Fellow

Gleason received her B.A. from Cornell University, Landscape Architecture, B.S., 1979.

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Rachel Bean

House Fellow



Nancy Brooks

House Fellow

Nancy Brooks is an economist and faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning. She is also currently the interim director of graduate studies for Cornell's Institute for Public Affairs and a member of Ithaca's Commons advisory board.

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Karen Bennett

House Fellow

Karen Bennett moved to Cornell in 2007, after stints at Princeton University and the Australian National University.

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Glenn Altschuler

House Fellow

Glenn Altschuler received his Ph.D. in American History from Cornell in 1976 and has been an administrator and teacher at Cornell since 1981.

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Shelley Feldman

House Fellow

Shelley Feldman came to Cornell via Bangladesh where she began her career as a researcher of rural communities, lands, and peoples.

Saul Teukolsky

House Fellow

Saul Teukolsky has been at Cornell since 1974. He has a joint appointment in Physics and Astronomy.

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Rachel Bean

House Fellow



Louis Hyman

House Fellow

His research focuses on the history of American capitalism, particularly the intersection of the government and the market in everyday economic practice.

David Feldshuh

House Fellow

David has taught directing and acting and other theater courses at Cornell for 27 years.

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Amy McCune

House Fellow

he process of evolution underlies and unifies all biology and Amy’s research and teaching focuses on the history and diversity of life (especially fishes), generated by evolution.

Nozomi Nishimura

House Fellow

Nozomi Nishimura grew up in Tucson, Arizona. She majored in Physics at Harvard College where she worked with Prof. Eric Mazur on femtosecond laser ablation.

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Steve Strogatz

House Fellow

Steve Strogatz teaches applied math (mostly to engineering students) and is a professor in the incomprehensibly-named Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. But don't ask him to fix your car...

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Louis Hyman

House Fellow

His research focuses on the history of American capitalism, particularly the intersection of the government and the market in everyday economic practice.

Satya Mohanty

House Fellow

I have been teaching in the Cornell English Department since 1983. My teaching and research interests include literary and cultural theory, 20th century American literature (especially the work of minority writers)...

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Charles Geisler

House Fellow

There's a story about an anthropologist who left the East Coast for California, boarded the wrong flight, and discovered the Mid-West. That vast chunk of American geography, with its own dialects and customs, is where I grew up (Wisconsin).

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Maria Cristina Garcia

House Fellow

I was born in Havana, Cuba not long after Fidel Castro came to power. The early 1960s in Cuba were violent and unstable for many reasons, and my family decided to temporarily leave their homeland until conditions improved.

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Derk Pereboom

House Fellow

Professor Pereboom works in free will and moral responsibility, philosophy of mind, history of modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion, and has published articles in each of these areas.

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Derk Pereboom

House Fellow

Professor Pereboom works in free will and moral responsibility, philosophy of mind, history of modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion, and has published articles in each of these areas.

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Derk Pereboom

House Fellow

Professor Pereboom works in free will and moral responsibility, philosophy of mind, history of modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion, and has published articles in each of these areas.

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Ariana Kim

House Fellow

Noted by the New York Times for giving “the proceedings an invaluable central thread of integrity and stylishness,” violinist Ariana Kim made her New York recital debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall...

Nancy Brooks

House Fellow

Nancy Brooks is an economist and faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning. She is also currently the interim director of graduate studies for Cornell's Institute for Public Affairs and a member of Ithaca's Commons advisory board.

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Porus Olpadwala

House Fellow

Porus Olpadwala's professional interests are in political economy, comparative social and economic development, and urban and environmental issues.

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Eswar Prasad

House Fellow

Eswar received his Ph.D in economics from the University of Chicago and then started his career at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC.

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David Feldshuh

House Fellow

David has taught directing and acting and other theater courses at Cornell for 27 years.

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Steve Pond

House Fellow

Steven F. Pond’s scholarly interests center on jazz and musics of the African Diaspora generally. His articles and reviews have appeared in Ethnomusicology and the Music Library Association’s journal, Notes.

Nancy Trautmann

House Fellow

When Nancy selected Cornell for grad school, she and her husband Charlie intended to move back to Boston within a couple of years.

Charles Trautmann

House Fellow

Charlie came to Ithaca in 1978 as a consultant and trailing spouse, while his wife Nancy began an M.S. in Natural Resources at Cornell.

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Steve Pond

House Fellow

Steven F. Pond’s scholarly interests center on jazz and musics of the African Diaspora generally. His articles and reviews have appeared in Ethnomusicology and the Music Library Association’s journal, Notes.

Louis Hyman

House Fellow

His research focuses on the history of American capitalism, particularly the intersection of the government and the market in everyday economic practice.

Chris Schaffer

House Fellow

Chris Schaffer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and has been at Cornell since January 2006.

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Steve Pond

House Fellow

Steven F. Pond’s scholarly interests center on jazz and musics of the African Diaspora generally. His articles and reviews have appeared in Ethnomusicology and the Music Library Association’s journal, Notes.

Shelley Feldman

House Fellow

Shelley Feldman came to Cornell via Bangladesh where she began her career as a researcher of rural communities, lands, and peoples.

Muna Ndulo

House Fellow

Muna Ndulo is a Professor of Law Cornell Law School and Director of Cornell University's Institute for African Development. He was formerly Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law, University of Zambia.

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Tad Brennan

House Fellow

Tad Brennan grew up around Washington DC and left as soon as he could. He moved to Oregon where the trees were taller and the people more interesting.

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Louis Hyman

House Fellow

His research focuses on the history of American capitalism, particularly the intersection of the government and the market in everyday economic practice.

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