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, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Baron, Opher Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor of Operations Management July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Cazdyn, Eric Department of East Asian Studies and the Centre for Comparative Literature, FAS Distinguished Professor of Aesthetics and Politics Jan 1, 2019 to Dec 31, 2023
Chan, Warren Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Nanobioengineering Nov 1, 2016 to Oct 31, 2021
Chen, Jing Department of Geography and Planning, FAS Distinguished Professor of Geography and Planning July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Ganeri, Jonardon Department of Philosophy, FAS Bimal Matilal Distinguished Professor of South Asian Philosophy July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Gerlai, Robert Department of Psychology, UTM The John Carlin Roder Distinguished Professor in Behavioural Neuroscience July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Hinz, Boris Faculty of Dentistry Distinguished Professor of Tissue Repair and Regeneration July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021
Hu, Ming Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor of Business Operations and Analytics July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Jennings, Eric Department of History, FAS Distinguished Professor in the History of France and the Francophonie July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020
Kaplan, Sarah Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor in Gender and the Economy Sept 1, 2016 to Aug 31, 2021
Kschischang, Frank Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Digital Communications Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2020
Lautens, Mark Department of Chemistry, FAS J. Bryan Jones Distinguished Professor Jan 1, 2013 to Dec 31, 2017; Jan 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2022
Levi, Ron Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy; Department of Sociology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Global Justice July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Levy, Evonne Department of Visual Studies, UTM Distinguished Professor of Early Modern Art July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
McCourt, Peter Department of Cell and Systems Biology, FAS Jack Dainty Distinguished Professor Mar 1, 2017 to Feb 28, 2022
Mollett, Sharlene Department of Human Geography and the Centre for Critical Development Studies, UTSC Distinguished Professor in Feminist Cultural Geography, Nature and Society January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024
Pauly, Louis W. Department of Political Science, FAS J. Stefan Dupré Distinguished Professor of Political Economy April 1, 2017 to Mar 31, 2022
Poole, Janet Department of East Asian Studies, FAS Distinguished Professor in the Humanities July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Prosser, Scott Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, UTM Distinguished Professor of Biophysical Chemistry July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
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
Sá, Creso Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE Distinguished Professor in Science Policy, Higher Education, and Innovation July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Scardamalia, Marlene Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, OISE Distinguished Professor of Knowledge Innovation and Technology July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Segal, Zindel Department of Psychology, UTSC Distinguished Professor of Psychology in Mood Disorders July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2022
Sellen, Daniel Department of Anthropology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Global Health Mar 1, 2017 to Feb 28, 2022
Simmons, Craig Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE; Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021
Stinchcombe, John Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Ecological Genetics July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Yan, Ning Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, FASE Distinguished Professor in Forest Biomaterials Engineering July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022
Zingg, David Institute for Aerospace Studies, FASE Distinguished Professor of Computational Aerodynamics and Sustainable Aviation Sept 1, 2016 to Aug 31, 2021