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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.

Elizabeth Goldberg

House Fellow

Elizabeth Goldberg is the Senior Program Manager for the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and the Animal Health Diagnostic Center in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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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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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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Amy McCune

House Fellow

The 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.

Steve Strogatz

House Fellow

Steve Strogatz teaches math and loves writing about it for general audiences. He's also a big fan of movies, tennis, chess, and mindless TV.

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Zach Clopton

House Fellow

Zach Clopton joined Cornell Law School in the summer of 2015. His research and teaching interests relate to international law, national security, and civil litigation.

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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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Isaac Kramnick

House Fellow

Vice Provost Isaac Kramnick came to Cornell to accept a good job at one of the world's great universities with great students and to live in the wonderful city of Ithaca.

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Mary Beth Grant

House Fellow

Mary Beth (MB) serves as the senior associate dean of students for inclusion, community support and engagement.

Elizabeth Karns

House Fellow

Karns began professional life as an epidemiologist working on issues of occupational exposures.

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Yervant Terzian

House Fellow

Yervant Terzian, is “The Tisch Distinguished University Professor,” in the Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences at Cornell University. He was Department Chairman from 1979-1999.

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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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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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Sandra Greene

House Fellow

Sandra E. Greene is Professor of African History at Cornell University. She is the author of more than twenty-five articles in various journals and edited collections as well as the author of three books.

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Mary Beth Grant

House Fellow

Mary Beth (MB) serves as the senior associate dean of students for inclusion, community support and engagement.

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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David Orr

House Fellow

David Orr writes poetry and writes about poetry (mostly for The New York Times), so if you’re looking for a rhyme for “orange,” he’s probably a good bet.

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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David Orr

House Fellow

David Orr writes poetry and writes about poetry (mostly for The New York Times), so if you’re looking for a rhyme for “orange,” he’s probably a good bet.

Zach Clopton

House Fellow

Zach Clopton joined Cornell Law School in the summer of 2015. His research and teaching interests relate to international law, national security, and civil litigation.

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Scott MacDonald

House Fellow

In August 1974 Scott MacDonald drove across the country — from Colorado Springs to Ithaca — to enroll at Cornell. He spent a blissful freshman year on West Campus in room 5108 Class of '26 Hall (UHall 5).

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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.

Mary Beth Grant

House Fellow

Mary Beth (MB) serves as the senior associate dean of students for inclusion, community support and engagement.

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.

Scott MacDonald

House Fellow

In August 1974 Scott MacDonald drove across the country — from Colorado Springs to Ithaca — to enroll at Cornell. He spent a blissful freshman year on West Campus in room 5108 Class of '26 Hall (UHall 5).

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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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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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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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Yuval Grossman

House Fellow

Yuval Grossman is currently a professor of physics at Cornell University.

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