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.
Craig Altier is a veterinarian. But he works only on creatures that are very tiny.
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.
Nancy Brooks is an economist and faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning.
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.
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.
Karns began professional life as an epidemiologist working on issues of occupational exposures.
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...
After working as a GRF in Bethe House for four years, Stephen is thrilled to serve as a House Fellow and continue creating meaningful residential experiences for Cornell undergraduates.
Katherine Kinzler is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Human Development.
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.
Erica helps lead the first-gen peer mentoring program in CALS and is one of their academic advisors. She values engaging with undergraduates about all aspects of their life at Cornell and beyond.
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.
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.
Sonia Rucker is the Associate Vice-President of Inclusion and Belonging and a Presidential Advisor for Diversity and Equity (PADE) at Cornell University. Sonia is a native of Southeast Missouri.
Derrick R. Spires is Associate Professor of Literatures in English and affiliate faculty in American Studies, Visual Studies, and Media Studies.
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.
Saul Teukolsky has been at Cornell since 1974. He has a joint appointment in Physics and Astronomy.
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.
Elaine L. Westbrooks received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998, and her master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Pittsburgh in 1999.