Distinguished Professors by School/College

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of History
  • Charles W. Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics Department of Economics
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Psychology
  • Ritchie Distinguished Professor Department of Geology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Chemistry
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Psychology
  • Oswald Distinguished Professor of Microeconomics Department of Economics
  • Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies Department of Sociology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, KU Biodiversity Institute
  • Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America Department of History
  • Herman Melville Distinguished Professor of American Literature Department of English
  • Haas Distinguished Professor Department of Geology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of English
  • Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History Kress Foundation Department of Art History
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Anthropology
    Director and State Geologist, Kansas Geological Survey
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Sociology
  • Black-Babcock Distinguished Professor Department of Mathematics
  • Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor Public Affairs & Administration
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Anthropology
  • Irving S. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology Department of Molecular Biosciences
  • Hall Distinguished Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Fred and Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of History
  • Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of Political Science Department of Political Science
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Gulf-Hedberg Distinguished Professor Department of Geology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Mathematics and Office of Research
  • Union Pacific Resources Distinguished Professor Department of Geology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders
  • Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature & Culture Department of American Studies
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy

School of Architecture, Design & Planning

  • J.L. Constant Distinguished Professor of Architecture Department of Architecture

School of Business

  • Capitol Federal Distinguished Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences
  • Crown-Sherr Distinguished Professor of Business Department of Business
  • Ronald G. Harper Distinguished Professor of Artificial Intelligence Finance, Economics and Decision Sciences

School of Education

  • Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology Department of Educational Psychology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Educational Psychology, Center for Educ Testing and Evaluation
  • Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Special Education Department of Special Education
  • Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education Department of Special Education
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

School of Engineering

  • AT&T Distinguished Professor Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • N.T. Veatch Distinguished Professor Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Albert P. Learned Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Ross H. Forney Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

School of Law

  • Brenneisen Distinguished Professor Department of Law
  • John M. Rounds Distinguished Professor of Law Department of Law
  • Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor of Law Department of Law
  • John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professor Law and the Arts, Legal History, Professional Responsibility
  • J. B. Smith Distinguished Professor American public law, including constitutional law, administrative law and legislation
  • E.S. & Tom Hampton Distinguished Professor Department of Law

School of Medicine

  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Neurology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Biochemistry
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of SHP Dietetics and Nutrition
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Rehab Medicine Education
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

School of Music

  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Voice & Opera

School of Nursing

School of Pharmacy

  • Valentino Stella Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Regents Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Department of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Aya and Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Ronald T. Borchardt Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Howard E. Mossberg Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

School of Public Affairs & Administration

  • University Distinguished Professor Public Affairs & Administration

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