Distinguished CLAS Faculty & Staff

LA&S Presidential Research Professors

Following is a list of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty who have been named Presidential Research Professors -- one of the university's top honors -- since the inception of the awards in 1982.

Recipients of this award are selected on the basis on significant and sustained scholarly or creative work, including the achievement of national or international reputation in their individual fields.

  • Mohsen Pourahmadi, Division of Statistics (2008)
  • John Skowronski, Department of Psychology (2008)
  • Winifred Creamer, Department of Anthropology (2007)
  • Nader Ebrahimi, Division of Statistics (2007)
  • Heide Fehrenbach, Department of History (2007)
  • Courtlandt Bohn, Department of Physics (2006)
  • David Buller, Department of Philosophy (2006)
  • Kenton Clymer, Department of History (2006)
  • James Corwin, Department of Psychology (2005)
  • Stephen Martin, Department of Physics (2005)
  • Andrea Bonnicksen, Department of Political Science (2004)
  • Michael Gonzales, Department of History (2004)
  • Chhiu-Tsu “C.T.” Lin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2004)
  • William Baker, Department of English (2003)
  • Christine Worobec, Department of History (2003)
  • J. Michael Parrish, Department of Biological Sciences (2002)
  • Rangaswamy "Nathan" Meganathan, Department of Biological Sciences (2002)
  • Frederick Bloom, Department of Mathematical Sciences (2002)
  • Paul Loubere, Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences (2001)
  • Biswa Nath Datta, Department of Mathematical Sciences (2001)
  • Narayan Hosmane, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2001)
  • Gerald Blazey, Department of Physics (2000)
  • David Kyvig, Department of History (2000)
  • Peter Meserve, Department of Biological Sciences (1999)
  • Bogdan Dabrowski, Department of Physics (1999)
  • Daniel Gebo, Deparment of Anthropology (1998)
  • Theodore Kisiel, Department of Philosophy (1998)
  • David Hedin, Department of Physics (1998)
  • Jozef Bujarski, Department of Biological Sciences (1997)
  • Jindrich Necas, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1997)
  • Harold I. Brown, Department of Philosophy (1996)
  • Stephen Haliczer, Department of History (1996)
  • Sylvia Huot, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures (1995)
  • Robin D. Rogers, Department of Chemistry (1995)
  • Anton Zettl, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1995)
  • Cecil H. Brown, Department of Anthropology  (1994)
  • Samuel Kinser, Department of History (1994)
  • Ross D. Powell, Department of Geology (1994)
  • Stephen Foster, Department of History (1993)
  • Michael Gelven, Department of Philosophy (1993)
  • Fred H. Smith, Department of Anthropology (1993)
  • Joel S. Milner, Department of Psychology (1992)
  • Sean Shesgreen, Department of English (1992)
  • James F. Willott, Department of Psychology (1992)
  • Jonathan H. Berg, Department of Geology (1991)
  • Marvin A. Powell, Jr., Department of History (1991)
  • Patricia S. Vary, Department of Biological Sciences (1991)
  • Martin Lorenz, Department of Mathematical Sciences (1990)
  • Charles W. Spangler, Department of Chemistry (1990)
  • Hsin Yi Ling, Department of Geology (1989)
  • James E. Erman, Department of Chemistry (1988)
  • Stephen R. Kern, Department of History (1988)Thomas C. Wiegele, Department of Political Science (1987)
    John L.A. Mitchell, Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry (1987)
  • Thomas D. Rossing, Department of Physics (1986)
    Jordan A. Schwarz, Department of History (1986)
    Martin F. Kaplan, Department of Psychology  (1985)
    Dennis N. Kevill, Department of Chemistry (1985)
  • Zdenek Hurych, Department of Physics (1983)
    Lucien H. Stryk, Department of English (1983)
  • Carl H. Albright, Department of Physics (1982)
  • Arnold E. Hampel, Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry (1982)
  • Clyde W. Kimball, Department of Physics (1982)
  • Paul J. Kleppner, Departments of History and Political Science (1982)
  • W. Bruce Lincoln, Department of History (1982)
  • Wallace R. McAllister, Department of Psychology (1982)