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.

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House Fellow

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

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.

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House Fellow

Bonnie is the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education where she serves as the chief of staff to Vice Provost Nishii and oversees several areas in the vice provost’s portfolio

Chris Csíkszentmihályi with baby in snuggly on his chest.
House Fellow

Chris Csíkszentmihályi is an artist, technologist, humanist, and designer.

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House Fellow

As the Assistant Director in the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, Jake oversees Cornell’s Engaged College Initiative.

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House Fellow

Julie Edwards is the Director of the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives where she and her team advance campus well-being through institutional leadership, education, research, and public engagement.

Tom Fox standing outside with a Gothic building behind him.
House Fellow

Tom Fox '71 moved into an old West Campus freshman dorm (thankfully now removed from the landscape) in 1967, and lived in Baker Tower the following year.

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House Fellow

Jazlin Gomez Garner (she/her) is a Lecturer and Pedagogy Specialist with Cornell’s Intergroup Dialogue Project.

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. 

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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.

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House Fellow

Caroline Levine teaches in the Department of Literatures in English. 

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.

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House Fellow

Ian is the Executive Director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and a Professor in Ecology and Evolution.

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House Fellow

Donald A. Rakow is a retired associate professor in the Section of Horticulture in Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science.

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House Fellow

Gemma Rodrigues is the Ames Director of Education and Curator of the Global Arts of Africa a

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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.
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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.