Graduate Resident Fellows & Undergraduate Resident Fellows

Graduate Resident Fellows & Undergraduate Resident Fellows

The Graduate Resident Fellow (GRF) lives in a West Campus House and supports the House Professor-Dean, Assistant Dean, and House Fellows in creating a positive, vibrant and academically engaging residential community; serves as mentor, and role model to undergraduate residents; and serves in a leadership role for academic enrichment by promoting a variety of programs and activities.

The Undergraduate Resident Fellow (URF) lives in a West Campus House and partners with the House staff in creating a positive, vibrant and academically engaging residential community.  The URF serves as a peer mentor to undergraduate residents and supports the House Professor and Dean, House Assistant Dean, and Graduate Resident Fellows with a particular focus on the well-being of individual House members.  The URF takes a leadership role in creating community by promoting a variety of programs and activities.  The URF provides assistance, resource and referral information to undergraduate residents. 

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Barituziga Banuna is a 2nd year Ph.D.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Karina Beras is a doctoral student in the department of Anthropology.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Thomas Cressy is currently a third year PhD student in music. He is currently exploring academic intersection between anthropology, social theory, and musicology – with a focus on ethnographic approaches to Western art music.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Bassel Khoury is a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research is in molecular simulation of structural materials.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Sam Lagasse is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of English at Cornell University. He works on colonial and postcolonial literatures, with a focus on Indian writing in both English and Bengali.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Ferra Pinnock is a third year Ph.D. student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Her research focuses on mimicking cellular processes, such as glycosylation, on-chip.

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Graduate Resident Fellow

Seema Singh is a Ph.D. Student (5th year) in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University. Her work focuses on studying gender and transport linkages.

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Undergraduate Resident Fellow

Meghana Gavirneni is from Ithaca, NY and is a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences triple majoring in Economics, Philoso

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Undergraduate Resident Fellow

Hi, my name is Maggie Holloway! I am a senior in Animal Science hoping to continue on to vet school. I am from a small town in eastern Pennsylvania called Jim Thorpe.

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Undergraduate Resident Fellow

Anuli Ononye is a Junior triple major in Government, Feminist, Gender, Sexuality Studies and College Scholar Research, with a minor in Creative Writing.

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Undergraduate Resident Fellow

Hi everyone, my name is Rachel Shih! I am a junior in the Hotel School and pursuing a minor in Computer Science.