Endowed Professorships

Named professorships recognize the outstanding research and teaching accomplishments of our faculty.

Faculty Member Name Professorship Department

Humanities

miriam cooke Braxton Craven Professor Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Mark Antliff Mary Grace Wilson Professor Art and Art History
Caroline Bruzelius Anne Murnick Cogan Professor Art and Art History
Neil McWilliam Walter H. Annenberg Professor Art and Art History
Richard Powell John Spencer Bassett Professor Art and Art History
Kristine Stiles France Family Professor Art and Art History
Annabel Wharton William B. Hamilton Professor Art and Art History
Mark Olson Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor  AAHVS
Gregson Davis Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities Classical Studies
Maurizio Forte William and Sue Gross Professor Classical Studies
David Aers James B. Duke Professor English
Srinivas Aravamudan Arts & Sciences Professor English
Nancy Armstrong Gilbert, Louis and Edward Lehrman Professor  English
Sarah Beckwith Katharine Everett Gilbert Professor English
Karla Holloway James B. Duke Professor English
Nathaniel Mackey Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing English
Thomas Pfau Alice Mary Baldwin Professor English
Priscilla Wald R. Florence Brinkley Professor English
Thomas Ferraro Frances Hill Fox Professor English
Arthe Vadde Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor English
Joseph Donahue Helen L. Bevington Professor of the Practice of Modern Poetry English
Robert Mitchell Marcello Lotti  English
Rey Chow Anne Firor Scott Professor Literature
Katherine Hayles James B. Duke Professor Literature
Fredric Jameson Knut Schmidt Nielsen Professor Literature
Walter Mignolo William H. Wannamaker Professor Literature
Toril Moi James B. Duke Professor of Literature Literature
Ariel Dorfman Walter Hines Page Research Professor Literature
Markos Hadjiouannou Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor Literature
Stephen Jaffe Mary D. B. T. and James H. Semans Professor Music
Larry Todd Arts and Sciences Professor of Music Music
John Supko Hunt Family Assistant Professor Music
Esther Gabara E. Blake Byrne Romance Studies
Lamonte Aidoo Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor Romance Studies
Marc Brettler Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies Religion
Edna Andrews Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor Slavics
Richard Riddell Mary DBT/James H. Semans Professor of the Practice Theater Studies

Natural Sciences

Susan Alberts Robert F. Durden Professor Biology
Philip Benfey Paul Kramer Professor of Biology Biology
Xinnian Dong Arts and Sciences Professor Biology Biology
David McClay Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology Biology
Thomas Mitchell-Olds Newman Ivey White Professor Biology
Frederik Nijhout John Franklin Crowell Professor Biology
Mark Rausher John Carlisle Kilgo Professor Biology
Paul Manos Jack H. Neely Professor Biology
David Beratan R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Stephen Craig William T. Miller Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Jie Liu George Barth Geller Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Michael Therien William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Chemistry
Warren Warren James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Weitao Yang Philip Handler Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Kathy Franz Alexander F. Hehmeyer Professor Chemistry
Pankaj Agarwal RJR Nabisco Professor of Computer Science Computer Science
Vince Conitzer Kimberly J. Jenkins University Professor of New Technologies Computer Science
Bruce Donald James B. Duke Professor Computer Science
Bruce Maggs Pelham Wilder Professor Computer Science
John Reif A. Hollis Edens Professor of Computer Science Computer Science
Robert Calderbank Charles S. Syndor Professor Computer Science
Carlo Tomasi Iris Einheuser Professor Computer Science
Anne Pusey James B. Duke Professor  Evolutionary Anthropology
Christine Drea Earl D. McLean, Jr. Professor Evolutionary Anthropology
Robert Bryant Philip Griffiths Professor Mathematics
Ingrid Daubechies James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Richard Durrett James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Arlie Petters Benjamin E. Powell Professor Mathematics
Anita Layton Robert R. and Katherine B. Penn Associate Professor Mathematics
Robert Behringer James B. Duke Professor of Physics Physics
Haiyan Gao Henry Newson Professor Physics
EMPTY Robert C. Richardson Professor Physics
Alfred Goshaw James B. Duke Professor of Physics Physics
Ashutosh Kotwal Fritz London Professor Physics
Berndt Mueller James B. Duke Professor of Physics Physics
Mark Kruse Fuchsberg-Levine Family Associate Professor Physics
James Berger Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
Alan Gelfand James B. Duke Professor Statistical Science
Michael West Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
David Dunson Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science

Social Sciences

J. Lorand Matory Lawrence Richardson Professor Cultural Anthropology
Rebecca Stein Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor Cultural Anthropology
Diane Nelson Eads Family Professor Cultural Anthropology
Lee Baker Mrs. Alexander Hehmeyer Cultural Anthropology
Tim Bollerslev Juanita and Clifton Kreps Professor Economics
Joseph Hotz Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics Economics
Rachel Kranton James B. Duke Professor of Economics Economics
Timur Kuran The Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies Economics
Andrew Patton Zelter Family Professor of Financial Economics Economics
Frank Sloan J. Alexander McMahon Professor Economics
George Tauchen William Henry Glasson Professor of Economics Economics
Duncan Thomas Norb F. Schaefer Professor of International Studies Economics
Philipp Sadowski Kathleen Kaylor and G. Richard Wagoner, Jr. Assistant Professor of Economics Economics
James Roberts Fred W. Shaffer Professor Economics
Margaret Humphreys Josiah Charles Trent Professor in the History of Medicine in the School of Medicine History
Laura Edwards Peabody Family Professor History
Prasenjit Duara Oscar L. Tang Family Professor of East Asian Studies  History
Nancy MacLean William H. Chafe Professor History
William Reddy William T. Laprade Professor History
Phil Stern Sally Dalton Robinson Professor History
Empty Smart Family Professor in Judaic Studies  
Allen Buchanan James B. Duke Professor Philosophy
Owen Flanagan James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy Philosophy
Wayne Norman Mike and Ruth Mackowski Professor of Ethics Philosophy
Alexander Rosenberg R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy Philosophy
Gopal Sreenivasan Crown University Professor in Ethics Philosophy
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong Chauncey Stillman Professorship in Practical Ethics Philosophy
David Wong Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor Philosophy
Andrew Janiak Creed C. Black Associate Professor Philosophy
John Aldrich Pfizer, Inc./Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. University Professor Political Science
Herbert Kitschelt George V. Allen Professor of International Relations Political Science
Jack Knight Frederic Cleaveland Professor of Law and Political Science Political Science
Melanie Manion Vor Broker Family Professor Political Science
Mathew McCubbins Ruth F. DeVarney Professor Political Science
David Rohde Ernestine Friedl Professor Political Science
Erik Wibbels Robert O. Keohane Professor Political Science
Avshalom Caspi Edward M. Arnett Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
Harris Cooper Hugo L. Blomquist Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
Mark Leary Garonzik Family Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
Terrie Moffitt Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
David Rubin Juanita M. Kreps Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
Michael Tomasello James F. Bonk Professor Psychology and Neuroscience
Scott Huettel Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Gary Bennett Bishop-MacDermott Family Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Linda Burton James B. Duke Professor of Sociology Sociology
Linda George Arts & Sciences Professor Sociology
Martin Ruef Egan Family Professor Sociology
Lynn Smith-Lovin Robert L. Wilson Professor of Sociology Sociology
Lisa Keister Gilhuly Family Professor Sociology
Chistopher Bail Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professor Sociology
Elizabeth Grosz Jean Fox O'Barr Professor Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies