Distinguished Professorships

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

Faculty Member Name Professorship Department
Mark Anthony Neal James B. Duke Professor African & African American Studies
Mark Antliff 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
Susan Alberts Robert F. Durden Professor Biology
Philip Benfey Paul Kramer Professor of Biology Biology
Xinnian Dong Arts and Sciences Professor Biology Biology
Sally Kornbluth Jo Rae Wright University Professor 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
Anne Yoder Braxton Craven 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
Gregson Davis Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities Classical Studies
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
J. Lorand Matory Lawrence Richardson Professor Cultural Anthropology
Patrick Bayer Gilhuly Family Professor Economics
Tim Bollerslev Juanita and Clifton Kreps Professor Economics
Craig Burnside Mary Grace Wilson 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
George Tauchen William Henry Glasson Professor of Economics Economics
Duncan Thomas Norb F. Schaefer Professor of International Studies Economics
David Aers James B. Duke Professor English
Nancy Armstrong Gilbert, Louis and Edward Lehrman Professor English
Sarah Beckwith Katharine Everett Gilbert 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
Elizabeth Grosz Jean Fox O'Barr Professor Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
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
Sumathi Ramaswamy James B. Duke Professor History
Rey Chow Anne Firor Scott Professor Literature
Mark Hansen 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
Robert Bryant Philip Griffiths Professor Mathematics
Ingrid Daubechies James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Richard Durrett James B. Duke Professor Mathematics
Alexander Kiselev William T. Laprade Professor Mathematics
Arlie Petters Benjamin E. Powell Professor Mathematics
Michael Reed Arts and Sciences Professor Mathematics
Stephen Jaffe Mary D. B. T. and James H. Semans Professor Music
Larry Todd Arts and Sciences Professor of Music Music
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
Haiyan Gao Henry Newson Professor Physics
Ashutosh Kotwal Fritz London Professor Physics
Berndt Mueller James B. Duke Professor of Physics Physics
Christoph Schmidt Hertha Sponer Professor Physics
Kate Scholberg Arts and Sciences Professor Physics
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
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
Marc Brettler Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies Religious Studies
Edna Andrews Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva James B. Duke Professor Sociology
Linda Burton James B. Duke Professor of Sociology Sociology
Martin Ruef Egan Family Professor Sociology
Lynn Smith-Lovin Robert L. Wilson Professor of Sociology Sociology
James Berger Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
Amy Herring Sara and Charles Ayres Professor Statistical Science
Michael West Arts and Sciences Professor Statistical Science
David Dunson Arts and Sciencs Professor Statistical Science