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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.

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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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.

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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Jesse Goldberg

House Fellow

After graduating from Haverford College, Jesse enrolled in the MD/PhD program at Columbia University. There, he received his PhD in neuroscience for work on microcircuits of the cerebral cortex.

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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Elizabeth Karns

House Fellow

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

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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.

Jesse Goldberg

House Fellow

After graduating from Haverford College, Jesse enrolled in the MD/PhD program at Columbia University. There, he received his PhD in neuroscience for work on microcircuits of the cerebral cortex.

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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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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Elizabeth Karns

House Fellow

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

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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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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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Katherine Kinzler

House Fellow

Katherine Kinzler is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Human Development.

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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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.

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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Craig Altier

House Fellow

Craig Altier is a veterinarian. But he works only on creatures that are very tiny.

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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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Craig Altier

House Fellow

Craig Altier is a veterinarian. But he works only on creatures that are very tiny.

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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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Sarah Wattenberg

House Fellow

Sarah Wattenberg ’03 is The Andrew ’78 and Margaret Paul Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services. She assists all CU student-athletes with balancing their academic and athletic pursuits while creating a positive Cornell experience.

Elizabeth Karns

House Fellow

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

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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...

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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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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Mary Beth Grant

House Fellow

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

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