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Becker House

Welcome to Carl Becker House

Carl Becker House, which opened in August 2005, is the second of five houses that will accommodate undergraduate residents on Cornell University's West Campus.

The house is part of the residential initiative at Cornell University and was named in honor of Cornell faculty member Carl L. Becker (1873-1945).

This Week at Carl Becker House

Thank You Class of '66 - Slide Show

 

West Campus House System Mission: A community of students and faculty gathered in a spirit of inquiry and active citizenship.

West Campus House System Program Goals:
  • Develop a sense of belonging to one's House. Create safe, healthy, and welcoming communities. 
  • Build meaningful relationships between residents and faculty.
  • Create opportunities for intellectual exploration that lead to a deeper understanding of one's discipline, exposure to a broad range of knowledge, and a desire to be a lifelong learner. 
  • Encourage student engagement in the House System and provide opportunities for the development of student leadership skills.
  • Provide opportunities for students to engage as citizens in the broader community. Help students navigate the opportunities available to them at Cornell.

Charles Walcott

House Fellow

Charles Walcott came to Cornell in 1981 as Director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

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Ben Ortiz

House Fellow

Ben Ortiz is the Assistant Curator of the Cornell Hip Hop Collection, which is part of Cornell University Library's Rare and Manuscript Collections division.

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Ray Craib

House Fellow

I teach in the Department of History, where I specialize in the history of Latin America. I’ve written a couple of books...

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Janet Shortall

House Fellow

I like to remember I arrived in Ithaca in the middle of a snow storm in the beginning of February to begin my job at Cornell as the Associate Director of Cornell United Religious Work (CURW).

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Arnab Basu

House Fellow

Arnab Basu is a professor at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

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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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Rachel Bezner Kerr

House Fellow

She is a development sociologist with a background in environmental science, anthropology and international development.

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Cindy Hazan

House Fellow

Cindy Hazan joined the faculty of the Department of Human Development at Cornell in 1988 after receiving her Ph.D. in Social and Personality Pyschology from the University of Denver.

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Arnab Basu

House Fellow

Arnab Basu is a professor at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

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Renee Alexander

House Fellow

As Associate Dean of Students/Senior Advisor to the Dean, “Dr. Renee” focuses on campus climate issues.

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Tara Holm

House Fellow

Tara Holm arrived at Cornell as an Assistant Professor in 2006. She grew up in rural Pennsylvania and was an undergraduate at Dartmouth College. After completing graduate work at MIT, she spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow a UC Berkeley.

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Jami Joyner

House Fellow

With over fifteen years of experience in higher education specializing in diversity, inclusion and outreach, Jami P. Joyner Bowie is a consummate high performing, self-motivated professional.

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Kathy Zoner

House Fellow

Chief Zoner is a 27-year veteran of the Cornell University Police. She started her career with Cornell Police 1991 as a dispatcher and was sworn in as chief on November 4th of 2009.

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Richard Canfield

House Fellow

Dr. Richard (Rick) Canfield joined the Cornell faculty in 1990 and from that time has enjoyed mentoring many excellent Cornell undergraduates in research.

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Maria Park

House Fellow

Maria is an artist whose work examines ways that technology intervenes in our perception and participation in the world.

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Nancy Chau

House Fellow

Nancy Chau joined the faculty in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell in 1999. Professor Chau's research interests fall under three main areas: international trade, regional economics, and economic development.

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Nicholas Klein

House Fellow

Nicholas J. Klein's is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning. Nick’s research focuses on the role of transportation in families lives over many years.

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Thomas Fox

House Fellow

Tom Fox '71 moved into the recently demolished Class of '17 Hall in 1967.

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Renee Alexander

House Fellow

As Associate Dean of Students/Senior Advisor to the Dean, “Dr. Renee” focuses on campus climate issues.

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Thomas Fox

House Fellow

Tom Fox '71 moved into the recently demolished Class of '17 Hall in 1967.

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Ben Ortiz

House Fellow

Ben Ortiz is the Assistant Curator of the Cornell Hip Hop Collection, which is part of Cornell University Library's Rare and Manuscript Collections division.

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