Rinconada is located on the east side of campus in the community of houses known together as Wilbur Hall. The house is situated in the northwest corner of Wilbur Hall. Many in-dorm activities and “off-the-farm” events are planned throughout the year for both intellectual and recreational purposes.
Amy Larimer, M.Arch., is an award-winning artist, designer, and Assistant Director of Stanford Architecture. Her programmatic contributions to the program include visioning, branding, strategic planning, mentoring, curricular development, and community building. Amy teaches Portfolio Design, Design Studio, Making Meaning: A Purposeful Life in Design, and the Psychology of Architecture (co-taught with Drew!). Amy is also founding faculty of the summer creative program partnering Stanford and Phillips-Exeter Academy, where she teaches, advises, mentors, and serves as dorm faculty. Prior to being at Stanford, Amy taught at California College of the Arts (CCA) and was the principal of the design firm Larimer + Bernheim. You can see one of her sculptures on campus in the courtyard of Schwab Residential Center.
Drew Krafcik, Ph.D., just left an Assistant Professor faculty position in the Counseling Department at Saint Mary’s College of California to come to Stanford! At Saint Mary’s, Drew taught Human Development, Advanced Clinical Practice, Counseling Older Adults and Their Families, and Counseling Field Experience Seminars. He was chair of the school wide Academic Policies Committee (APC), a member of the campus Committee on Teaching and Scholarship (CTS), and Interim Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy/Professional Clinical Counselor Program. Drew's professional work during the last 18 years has also included being a spiritual care coordinator and chaplain for hospice; a counselor and mentor for adolescents and young adults; an associate director of youth and family programs; a counselor in community nonprofits and private practice; and a consultant for undergraduate programs student wellness and community. His most recent publication is a book chapter on experiential transformative learning, due out in October of 2016.