Distinguished Professors Listed by Title

Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law

Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Associate Vice Chancellor

AT&T Distinguished Professor

Aya and Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor

Black-Babcock Distinguished Professor

Chair of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering

Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chair, Anthropology Department

Chair, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Chairperson, Department of Special Education; Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education; Director and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability

Charles W. Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics

Co-Director, Isotope Geochemistry Laboratories

Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor

Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor

Director of the Paleontological Institute

Director, Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets

Director, Child Language Doctoral Program

Director, Higuchi Biosciences Center Director, Kansas Vaccine Institute

Director, Institute for Bioengineering Research

Director, Joyce & Elizabeth Hall Center for the Humanities

Director, School of Public Affairs and Administration

Distinguished Professor

E.S. & Tom Hampton Distinguished Professor

Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature & Culture

Hall Distinguished Professor of British History

Hall Distinguished Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature

Hall Family Foundation Distinguished Professor of American Art and Culture

Harold Otto Chair of Economics

Howard E. Mossberg Distinguished Professor

Investigator, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies

Irving S. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology

J. B. Smith Distinguished Professor

J.L. Constant Distinguished Professor of Architecture

John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professor

John M. Rounds Distinguished Professor of Law

Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History

N.T. Veatch Distinguished Professor

Oswald Distinguished Professor of Microeconomics

Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professor of Law

Professor of Voice

Regents Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Ritchie Distinguished Professor

Robert A. Schroeder Distinguished Professor

Robert M. Beren Distinguished Professor of Modern Jewish Studies

Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor of Law

Ronald G. Harper Distinguished Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Ronald T. Borchardt Distinguished Professor

Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America

Senior Curator, Biodiversity Institute

Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of Political Science

Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor

Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

University Distinguished Professor Senior Scientist, Geoarcheaology/Quaternary Geology

Wagnon Distinguished Professor of Finance

Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology

Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Special Education


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