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
Bar-Isaac, Heski Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor of Economics and Finance July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026
Baron, Opher Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor of Operations Management July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Bernstein, Steven Department of Political Science, UTM Distinguished Professor of Global Environmental and Sustainability Governance July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Cazdyn, Eric Department of East Asian Studies and the Centre for Comparative Literature, FAS Distinguished Professor of Aesthetics and Politics January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023
Chen, Jing Department of Geography and Planning, FAS Distinguished Professor of Geography and Planning July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Clarke, Kamari Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies; Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, FAS Distinguished Professor of Transnational Justice and Sociolegal Studies January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025
Fox, Mark Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Urban Systems Engineering July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
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
Hu, Ming Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor of Business Operations and Analytics July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Kaplan, Sarah Rotman School of Management Distinguished Professor in Gender and the Economy September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2026
Kumacheva, Eugenia Department of Chemistry, FAS Distinguished Professor of Chemistry March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2025
Lautens, Mark Department of Chemistry, FAS J. Bryan Jones Distinguished Professor January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2017; January 1, 2018 to December 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
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
Oreopoulos, Philip Department of Economics, UTM Distinguished Professor in Economics of Education Policy July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Park, Chul B. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Microcellular Engineered Plastics July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025
Phu, Thy Department of Arts, Culture and Media, UTSC Distinguished Professor of Race, Diaspora and Visual Justice January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2026
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
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, 2022
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 March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2022
Simmons, Craig Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, FASE; Institute of Biomedical Engineering, FASE Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026
Stinchcombe, John Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, FAS Distinguished Professor of Ecological Genetics July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024
Walker, Gilbert Department of Chemistry, FAS Distinguished Professor February 1, 2019 to January 31, 2024
Yan, Ning Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, FASE Distinguished Professor in Forest Biomaterials Engineering July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022