House Fellows

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.

renee
House Fellow

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

arnab
House Fellow

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

rachel
House Fellow

She is a development sociologist with a background in environmental science, anthropology and international development. For the past 17 years, she has worked with the Soils, Food and Healthy Communities organization in Malawi.

cynthia
House Fellow

I am an elected Ithaca City Council representative for the First Ward.  This means I spend most of my time fielding calls from constituents, attending meetings, and reading reports and legislation.  If you had told me 10 years ago that I would be

richard
Honorary 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.

nancy
House Fellow

Nancy Chau joined the faculty in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell in 1999.

ray
House Fellow

I teach in the Department of History, where I specialize in the history of Latin America.

oliver
House Fellow

Olivier Desjardins joined the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty at Cornell University in 2011 after 3 years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder.

thomas
House Fellow

Tom Fox '71 moved into the recently demolished Class of '17 Hall in 1967. During the next four years at Cornell he fell in love with hockey, genetics, and Ithaca, among other things.

cindy
Honorary House Fellow

Cindy Hazan joined the faculty of the Department of Human Development at Cornell in 1988 after receiving her PhD in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of Denver. Her research on human mating and pair-bonding processes has been f

tara
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.

jami
House Fellow

Jami P. Joyner serves as Director of Diversity Programs in Engineering. She leads the Cornell Engineering’s diversity efforts in recruitment and retention along with inclusion programming at the pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate levels.

nicholas
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. He received his Ph.D.

cathy
Honorary House Fellow

Cathy Rosa Klimaszewski is Associate Director and Ames Curator of Education at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. Ms. Klimaszewski grew up in a small town in Northern Pennsylvania in a family of six children, five girls and one boy.

bruce
Honorary House Fellow

Levitt served as Chair of the Theatre, Film, and Dance Department from l986 to l995 during which time he oversaw the final phases of construction of the twenty-four million dollar Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

kaja
House Fellow

Kaja M. McGowan is Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art and Archaeology.

ben
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.

maria
House Fellow

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

perrine
House Fellow

Perrine is a mechanical engineer specializing in combustion science, with a background in Aerospace Engineering.

linda
House Fellow

Linda Shi is Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning. Her research concerns how to plan for an urban climate transition that improves environmental sustainability and social justice.

janet
House Fellow

Janet likes to remember how she arrived in Ithaca in the middle of a snow storm in the beginning of February to begin a job at Cornell as the Associate Director of Cornell United Religious Work (CURW). That was the year they finally gave in and bo

jane
House Fellow

Jane Walcott earned a BA in Biology from Beloit College in Wisconsin, an MA in Neurobiology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and teaching certification from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay.

charles
House Fellow

Charles Walcott is Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology and Behavior at Cornell University.  Dr. Walcott received his AB from Harvard and his PhD from Cornell.

kathy
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.  Chief Zoner is the first woman to serve as chief at Cornell.