House Fellows are active community members affiliated with a specific House in the West Campus House System. House Fellows contribute to the intellectual and social life of the House through programs, activities, discussions, screenings, workshops, arts events, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yuval Grossman is currently a professor of physics at Cornell University.
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).
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.
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.
Verity Platt grew up in England near Hadrian's Wall, and has been obsessed with the Romans (and the ancient Greeks) ever since. Her published work focuses on Greco-Roman art (and the stories the Greeks and Romans told about their art).
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.
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.
When Nancy selected Cornell for grad school, she and her husband Charlie intended to move back to Boston within a couple of years.
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.