Distinguished Professors Emeritus/Emerita

Glen Andrews
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine

Kenneth Armitage
Wm J. Baumgartner Distinguished Professor
Systematics & Ecology

Marc Asher
University Distinguished Professor
Medicine

Ronald Borchardt
Summerfield Distinguished Professor
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

James A. Brundage
Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor
History

Daryl H. Busch
Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor
Law

Robert C. Casad
J.H. & J.M. Kane Distinguished Professor
Law

Shih-I Chu
Watkins Distinguished Professor
Chemistry

George Coggins
Frank E. Tyler Distinguished Professor
Law

Rue L. Cromwell
M. Erik Wright Distinguished Professor
Psychology

Richard T. DeGeorge
University Distinguished Professor
Philosophy

Donald Deshler
Williamson Distinguished Professor
Special Education

Paul Enos
Merrill W. Haas Distinguished Professor
Geology

Stephen Fawcett
Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Professor
Applied Behavioral Science

H. George Frederickson
Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor
Public Administration

Jared Grantham
Statland Professor of Nephrology
Medicine

Don Green
Ackers Distinguished Professor
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Susan Harris
Hall Family Foundation Distinguished Professor
American Literature and Culture

Joan Hunt
University Distinguished Professor
Anatomy and Cell Biology

O. Maurice Joy
Joyce C. Hall Distinguished Professor
Business

Susan T. Kemper
Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor
Psychology

Theodore Kuwana 
Regents Distinguished Professor
Chemistry

Chu-Tsing Li
Judith H. Murphy Distinguished Professor
History of Art

Kenneth Mackenzie
Edmund P. Learned Distinguished Professor
Business

Russell B. Mesler
Warren S. Bellows Distinguished Professor
Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Keith G. Meyer
E. S. & Tom W. Hampton Distinguished Professor
Law

Elias Michaelis
University Distinguished Professor
Pharmacology & Toxicology

Lester A. Mitscher
University Distinguished Professor
Medicinal Chemistry

Harold Orel
University Distinguished Professor
English

Richard A. Robison
Hedburg Distinguished Professor
Geology

Stanley T. Rolfe
Albert P. Learned Distinguished Professor
Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering

Jan Roskam
Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor
Aerospace Engineering

Richard Schiefelbusch
University Distinguished Professor
Speech-Language-Hearing

Richard L. Schowen
Summerfield Distinguished Professor
Chemistry

K. Sam Shanmugan
AT&T Distinguished Professor
Engineering

Roger Shimomura
University Distinguished Professor
Art

Don Steeples
Dean A. McGee Distinguished Professor
Department of Geology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Marilyn Stokstad
Judith Murphy Distinguished Professor
History of Art

Arthur L. Thomas
Arthur Young Distinguished Professor
Business

Ann Turnbull
Marianna and Ross Beach Distinguished Professor
Special Education

H. Rutherford Turnbull III
Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor
Education and Beach Center on Disability

W. Randall Van Schmus
Union Pacific Distinguished Professor
Geology

George Wilson
Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor
Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Donald E. Worster
Hall Family Foundation Distinguished Professor
History

Po-Lung Yu
C.A. Scupin Distinguished Professor
Business


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