Distinguished Professors by School/College

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Sociology
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of History
  • Director, Joyce & Elizabeth Hall Center for the Humanities Department of History
  • Charles W. Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics Department of Economics
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Senior Curator, Biodiversity Institute
  • 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
  • Hall Distinguished Professor of British History Department of History
  • Oswald Distinguished Professor of Microeconomics Department of Economics
  • Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies Department of Sociology
  • Hall Family Foundation Distinguished Professor of American Art and Culture Kress Foundation Department of Art History
  • Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor of Medieval History Department of History
  • Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America Department of History
  • Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics 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 Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology Director and State Geologist, Kansas Geological Survey Department of Anthropology
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor
  • Chair, Anthropology Department Department of Sociology
  • Black-Babcock Distinguished Professor Department of Mathematics
  • Director, School of Public Affairs and Administration 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 and Italian
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Director, Child Language Doctoral Program Department of Speech, Language & Hearing
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor
  • Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of Political Science Department of Political Science
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Director of the Paleontological Institute Department of Geology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Associate Vice Chancellor Department of Mathematics and Office of Research
  • Co-Director, Isotope Geochemistry Laboratories Department of Geology
  • Investigator, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies 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

  • Wagnon Distinguished Professor of Finance Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences Management
  • Harold Otto Chair of Economics Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences Management
  • 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 Psychology & Research in Education
  • Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Special Education Department of Special Education
  • Chairperson, Department of Special Education; Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education; Director and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability Special Education
  • Foundation Distinguished Professor Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

School of Engineering

  • AT&T Distinguished Professor Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
  • Chair of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Director, Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets School of Engineering
  • 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
  • Director, Institute for Bioengineering Research Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
  • Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Chair, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Chemical &Petroleum Engineering
  • Ross H. Forney Distinguished Professor Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

School of Law

School of Medicine

  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Neurology
  • University Distinguished Professor Division of Hematology and Oncology
    Morris Family Professor of Cancer Prevention
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology
  • University Distinguished Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Institute for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Medicine

School of Music

  • Professor of Voice Department of Voice & Opera

School of Pharmacy

  • Distinguished Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Regents Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Department of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Director, Higuchi Biosciences Center Director, Kansas Vaccine Institute
  • 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 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 Department of Public Policy and Administration

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