Distinguished Professors

The purpose of the program is to advance and recognize individuals with highly distinguished accomplishments and those who display exceptional promise, who maintain an extraordinary level of activity in their research and scholarly work and have achieved pre-eminence in their field in line with the University's stated objectives and emerging priorities.

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Name Department Title Term
Agrawal, Aneil Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Genetics July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2019
Andersen, Robert Department of Sociology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Social Science  July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018
Cazdyn, Eric Department of East Asian Studies and the Centre for Comparative Literature, FAS Distinguished Professor of Aesthetics and Politics Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2018 
Chan, Warren Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Nanobioengineering Nov. 1, 2016 - Oct. 31, 2021 
Cheng, Yu-Ling Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Science, FASE Distinguished Professor Global Engineering  July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018
Fleming, Alison Department of Psychology, UTM Distinguished Professor of Psychology July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2017
Fox, Mark   Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Urban Systems Engineering July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Gallagher, Kathleen   Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning, OISE Distinguished Professor of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Gualtieri, Marco  Department of Mathematics, FAS Frederick Atkinson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Hinz, Boris  Faculty of Dentistry Distinguished Professor of Tissue Repair and Regeneration July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2021
Jennings, Eric  Department of History, FAS Distinguished Professor in the History of France and the Francophonie July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Kaplan, Sarah Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor in Gender and the Economy September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2021
Kelley, Shana Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Distinguished Professor  July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018
Kronzucker, Herbert J. Department of Biological Sciences, FAS Distinguished Professor of Plant Biology  July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Kschischang, Frank   Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Digital Communications Jan. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2020
Lahusen, Thomas Department of History, FAS Distinguished Professor of Eurasian Cultural History Jan. 1, 2009 - Dec. 31, 2013,
Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2018
Lautens, Mark Department of Chemistry, FAS J. Bryan Jones Distinguished Professor Jan. 1, 2013 - Dec. 31, 2017, Jan. 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2022 
Leon-Garcia, Alberto Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor in Application Platforms and Smart Infrastructure 2012-2017
McCourt, Peter Department of Cell and Systems Biology, FAS Jack Dainty Distinguished Professor Mar. 1, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2022
McGillis Hall, Linda Lawrence S. Bloomburg Faculty of Nursing Kathleen Russell Distinguished Professor  2012-2017
Miller, R. Dwayne Department of Chemistry, FAS Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Physics Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2018
Mostaghimi, Javad Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Plasma Engineering July 1, 2013-June 30, 2018
Park, Chul B. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Microceullular Engineered Plastic July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020
Razack, Sherene H. Department of Social Justice, OISE Distinguished Professor of Critical Race, Gender and Citizenship Studies in Education January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020
Reisz, Robert Department of Biology, UTM Distinguished Professor of Paleontology July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019
Rowe, Locke Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Biology July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021
Ruti, Mari Department of English and Drama, UTM Distinguished Professor of Critical Theory and of Gender and Sexuality Studies July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2021
Segal, Zindel  Department of Psychology, UTSC Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2022
Simmons, Craig Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, FASE; Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2021
Wheaton, Blair  Department of Sociology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Sociology July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020
Zingg, David Institute for Aerospace Studies, FASE Distinguished Professor of Computational Aerodynamics and Sustainable Aviation September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021