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House Assistant Dean

Each House in the West Campus House System is overseen by a House Professor-Dean, a tenured faculty member who is the leader of the House's intellectual program, and an Assistant Dean, a student affairs professional who directs the multiple functions of the House and shares responsibility with the House Professor-Dean for the realization of the House's educational mission.



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Jennifer Majka
Assistant Dean
607.255.9157
majka@cornell.edu

Jen loves serving the Alice Cook House community and enjoys being a part of the leadership team of the West Campus House System. Jen managed graduate student housing and worked on diversity initiatives for campus life at Cornell before becoming the founding assistant dean of Flora Rose House. Prior to coming to Cornell, Jen worked in higher education and non-profit management in California. Jen received her teacher certification in Portland, OR and taught English in South Korea. Jen has a B.S. in corporate communication and an M.A. in education.

Jen's time outside of work is spent doing fun activities with her husband and two young children. She is also moonlighting as a Ph.D. student studying education and social justice. She is interested in high impact transformative educational initiatives that help build and strengthen capacity for social justice.

Learn about Jen's new class offered fall 2017, North/West Campus Dialogue on Race.