Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professors

2022 Professorships

Abu Bakarr Bah

Department of Sociology

Evgueni Nesterov

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Mark Schuller

Department of Anthropology and the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies

The Presidential Research, Scholarship and Artistry Professorships (PRSAP), formerly known as the Presidential Research Professorship, is NIU’s top recognition for outstanding research or artistry. The award has been given out annually since 1982 in recognition and support of NIU’s research and artistic mission. Award winners receive special financial support of their research for four years, after which they carry the title of Distinguished Research Professor.

Learn more about the 2022 award recipients Abu Bakarr Bah, Evgueni Nesterov and Mark Schuller.