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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. House Fellows are assigned to a member of our student staff (either a Graduate Resident Fellow or an undergraduate Student Assistant) who serves as the liaison to the student body.

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Lorenzo is a Professor of Computer Science. His research investigates the theory and practice of distributed computing, the discipline behind everything “cloud”.
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Austin is the author of a short story collection “The Brink” and wrote, with director John Krokidas, the film KILL YOUR DARLINGS which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. He is an Associate Professor in the Performing and Media Arts Department.
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Marina Caillaud is a faculty member in the Department of Entomology. She now teaches biology classes for non-majors (Entom 2030 and Entom 2100) and recently became a beekeeper.
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Steve Ceci received his doctorate in developmental psychology from the University of Exeter, England, where he studied children’s recollections—a topic that would later be expanded to include children’s eyewitness testimony in criminal cases.
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Iwijn De Vlaminck is the Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professor in Life Science and Technology at the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering of Cornell. He teaches an intro to biomedical engineering class to the freshman in engineering.
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Jeff Doyle is chair of the Section of Plant Breeding & Genetics, and is a professor of plant systematics, evolutionary genomics. He and his wife Jane, are regulars at Keeton House Dinners and Receptions.
Irene Eibenstein-Alvisi
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Irene Eibenstein-Alvisi is a Senior Lecturer of Romance Studies.
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Dr. Gao, Director of Cornell Systems Engineering and Director of the USDOT Center for Transportation, Environment, and Community Health (CTECH), is an Associate Professor with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University.
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Jenny Goldstein is an Assistant Professor of Development Sociology. She studies economic development, land use, and climate change politics in the tropics, and has worked on agricultural development, fire, and air pollution in Southeast Asia.
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Dr. Jada Hamilton, MD serves as staff physician at Cornell Health. As a family physician, she provides a wide range of primary care to students, faculty and staff to include preventive and wellness care, procedures, and acute and urgent care.
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Lee studies the social uses and perceived effects of communication technology and media.
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Cliff Kraft knows exactly what it’s like to be an undergraduate here at Cornell – he graduated Big Red in 1975, with concentrations in biology and history. He even lived on West Campus his freshman year, before Keeton was built.
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Gilly Leshed is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Science, where she also directs the professional masters degree program (MPS).
Felix Litvinsky
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Felix Litvinsky is a Managing Director of Blackstone LaunchPad at Cornell University, an experiential university wide entrepreneurship program offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support to students, alumni, staff and faculty.
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Beth is a Clinical Professor of Law and founder of Cornell’s Farmworker’s Legal Assistance Clinic. She is a practicing lawyer and advocates for low-income asylum seekers, farmworkers and their families in local, state, federal and international fora.
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David Mimno is an Assistant Professor of Information Science, with a Ph.D. in Computer Science and undergrad training in Classics. His work applies new text mining and machine learning techniques to research problems in the humanities.
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Mostafa Minawi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of History. Broadly, his research focuses on the study of Ottoman imperialism at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
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Greg Morrisett is a Computer Science Professor and the Dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Sciences (CIS).
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Jeff Niederdeppe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and a member of the fields of Communication and Policy Analysis and Management.
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Katja Nowack is an assistant professor in the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics within the Department of Physics.
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Martha E. Pollack is the 14th president of Cornell University and professor of computer science, information science, and linguistics. She took office on April 17, 2017.
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Dehanza is an award-winning filmmaker, creating both narrative and documentary film. She is an Assistant Professor in the Performing and Media Arts Department.
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Howard Silcoff, M.D. is Board certified in Family Practice. He was born and raised in Montreal, Canada and now works at Dryden Family Medicine.
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From 2008 until 2013, Ethan served as the House Assistant Dean at Keeton House. He now works with the faculty living-learning projects on both North and West Campus.
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Bob Sternberg is professor of human development in the School of Human Ecology at Cornell. He spent 30 years as a professor of psychology and education at Yale. He then worked as a university administrator for 8 years in 3 different universities.
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Gerald Torres is former president of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). He is a leading figure in critical race theory, environmental law and federal Indian Law.
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My research focuses on optimizing flavors and aromas in wine grapes, and improving both the environmental and economic sustainability of wine grape production systems in cool climate.
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Wendy M. Williams is a Professor in the Department of Human Development,where she studies intelligence from psychological, educational, and sociological perspectives.
Ruth Yarrow
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Ruth Yarrow is a naturalist, environmental educator, poet and organizer for peace, justice and a healthy planet. She taught science in the Peace Corps in Ghana from 1962 to 1964, and then earned a Masters degree in Evolutionary Biology at Cornell.
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Malte Ziewitz is an Assistant Professor and Mills Family Faculty Fellow at the Department of Science & Technology Studies. Broadly based in STS, ethnography, and public policy, Malte studies new forms of governance in digitally networked environments.