Distinguished Professorships

Distinguished professorships recognize the outstanding research accomplishments of our faculty.

Faculty Member Name Professorship Department
Atila Adbulkadiroglu Garonzik Family Professor of Economics Economics
David Aers James B. Duke Professor English
Pankaj Agarwal RJR Nabisco Professor of Computer Science Computer Science
Susan Alberts Robert F. Durden Professor Biology
John Aldrich Pfizer, Inc./Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. University Professor Political Science
Edna Andrews Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Mark Antliff Anne Murnick Cogan Professor Art and Art History
Nancy Armstrong Gilbert, Louis and Edward Lehrman Professor English
Patrick Bayer Gilhuly Family Professor Economics
Sarah Beckwith Katharine Everett Gilbert Professor English
Philip Benfey Paul Kramer Professor of Biology Biology
David Beratan R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
James Berger Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
Emily S. Bernhardt James B. Duke Professor of Biology Biology
Tim Bollerslev Juanita and Clifton Kreps Professor Economics
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva James B. Duke Professor Sociology
Marc Brettler Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies Religious Studies
Robert Bryant Philip Griffiths Professor Mathematics
Craig Burnside Mary Grace Wilson Professor Economics
Linda Burton James B. Duke Professor of Sociology Sociology
Robert Calderbank Charles S. Syndor Professor Computer Science
Avshalom Caspi Edward M. Arnett Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Rey Chow Anne Firor Scott Professor Literature
Vince Conitzer Kimberly J. Jenkins University Professor of New Technologies Computer Science
Harris Cooper Hugo L. Blomquist Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Stephen Craig William T. Miller Professor of Chemistry  Chemistry
Ingrid Daubechies James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Gregson Davis Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities Classical Studies
Bruce Donald James B. Duke Professor Computer Science
Xinnian Dong Arts and Sciences Professor Biology Biology
Prasenjit Duara Oscar L. Tang Family Professor of East Asian Studies History
David Dunson Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
Richard Durrett James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Laura Edwards Peabody Family Professor History
Owen Flanagan James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy Philosophy
Haiyan Gao Henry Newson Professor Physics
Elizabeth Grosz Jean Fox O'Barr Professor Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
Mark Hansen James B. Duke Professor Literature
Amy Herring Sara and Charles Ayres Professor Statistical Science
Joseph Hotz Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics Economics
Margaret Humphreys Josiah Charles Trent Professor in the History of Medicine in the School of Medicine History
Stephen Jaffe Mary D. B. T. and James H. Semans Professor Music
Fredric Jameson Knut Schmidt Nielsen Professor Literature
Alexander Kiselev William T. Laprade Professor Mathematics
Herbert Kitschelt George V. Allen Professor of International Relations Political Science
Jack Knight Frederic Cleaveland Professor of Law and Political Science Political Science
Sally Kornbluth Jo Rae Wright University Professor Biology
Ashutosh Kotwal Fritz London Professor Physics
Rachel Kranton James B. Duke Professor of Economics Economics
Timur Kuran The Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies Economics
Mark Leary Garonzik Family Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Jie Liu George Barth Geller Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Nathaniel Mackey Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing English
Nancy MacLean William H. Chafe Professor History
Bruce Maggs Pelham Wilder Professor Computer Science
Melanie Manion Vor Broker Family Professor Political Science
J. Lorand Matory Lawrence Richardson Professor Cultural Anthropology
Jonathan C. Mattingly James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics Mathematics
David McClay Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology Biology
Mathew McCubbins Ruth F. DeVarney Professor Political Science
Neil McWilliam Walter H. Annenberg Professor Art and Art History
Walter Mignolo William H. Wannamaker Professor Literature
Thomas Mitchell-Olds Newman Ivey White Professor Biology
Terrie Moffitt Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Toril Moi James B. Duke Professor of Literature Literature
Berndt Mueller James B. Duke Professor of Physics Physics
Mark Anthony Neal James B. Duke Professor African & African American Studies
Frederik Nijhout John Franklin Crowell Professor Biology
Wayne Norman Mike and Ruth Mackowski Professor of Ethics Philosophy
Andrew Patton Zelter Family Professor of Financial Economics Economics
Arlie Petters Benjamin E. Powell Professor Mathematics
Thomas Pfau Alice Mary Baldwin Professor English
Richard Powell John Spencer Bassett Professor Art and Art History
Sumathi Ramaswamy James B. Duke Professor History
Mark Rausher John Carlisle Kilgo Professor Biology
Michael Reed Arts and Sciences Professor Mathematics
John Reif A. Hollis Edens Professor of Computer Science Computer Science
David Rohde Ernestine Friedl Professor Political Science
Alexander Rosenberg R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy Philosophy
David Rubin Juanita M. Kreps Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Martin Ruef Egan Family Professor Sociology
Christoph Schmidt Hertha Sponer Professor Physics
Kate Scholberg Arts and Sciences Professor Physics
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong Chauncey Stillman Professorship in Practical Ethics Philosophy
Lynn Smith-Lovin Robert L. Wilson Professor of Sociology Sociology
Gopal Sreenivasan Crown University Professor in Ethics Philosophy
Kristine Stiles France Family Professor Art and Art History
George Tauchen William Henry Glasson Professor of Economics Economics
Michael Therien William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Chemistry
Duncan Thomas Norb F. Schaefer Professor of International Studies Economics
Larry Todd Arts and Sciences Professor of Music Music
Michael Tomasello James F. Bonk Professor Psychology & Neuroscience
Carlo Tomasi Iris Einheuser Professor Computer Science
Priscilla Wald R. Florence Brinkley Professor English
Warren Warren James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Michael West Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
Annabel Wharton William B. Hamilton Professor Art and Art History
David Wong Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor Philosophy
Weitao Yang Philip Handler Professor of Chemistry Chemistry
Anne Yoder Braxton Craven Professor Biology