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.
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.
Kristin Dade is originally from Southern California and is a proud first-generation college student. Kristin joined the Cornell team and the OADI family in 2015 and is so excited to continue working with our diverse student populations.
Irene Eibenstein-Alvisi is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies where she teaches writing. Her expertise is in Medieval and Renaissance Italian
literature with an emphasis on women writers and gender issues.
Dr. Greeshma Gadikota is an Assistant Professor and Croll Sesquicentennial Fellow in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering with a field appointment in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University.
Benjamin Z. Houlton is the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a Cornell University professor in the Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology as well as Global Development.
Steve is an Associate Professor of Information Science and Science and Technology Studies, former Chair of the Cornell Information Science Department, and former House Professor-Dean at Keeton House.
Dr. Karl Lewis joined the Meinig School as an assistant professor in July 2020. Dr. Lewis’s research interests center on understanding the interplay of mechanical cues and biological changes in musculoskeletal tissues.
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.
Henriette Lundgren is an international scholar-practitioner in the field of human resource development (HRD). As talent manager at Corning Inc., Henriette helps people to learn, expand and work together with better results and more fun.
Alan Martinez is Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability where he focuses on building and managing partnerships that connect the expertise and research capacity at Cornell with sustainability partne
Jessica Levin Martinez is the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University. She is a leading advocate for museum-based interdisciplinary teaching with global collections.
Mostafa Minawi is an Associate Professor of history. Broadly, his research focuses on the study of Ottoman imperialism at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
As Dean of Students at Cornell Law School, Markeisha J. Miner guides all aspects of the student experience from Orientation to Convocation, in addition to supervising the Academic Support, Career Development and Registrar’s Offices.
Wendy M. Williams is a Psychology Professor, studying real-world intelligence (and how to increase it), the culture of academic institutions (and how they are changing), and women’s and girls’ experiences and career trajectories in science.