Distinguished Professors

Annually, the Distinguished Professor Recommendation Committee reviews nominations from the colleges for distinguished professors before providing the Board of Trustees with final recommendations. Below is a list of UA faculty who have been recognized with the distinction of Distinguished Professor.

Name Title Year
Robert Y.Liang, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Civil Engineering 2010
Darrell H. Reneker, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science 2010
Andrew Borowiec, M.F.A. Distinguished Professor, Art 2009
Mukerrem Cakmak, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Engineering 2009
Walter Hixson, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, History 2009
Wiley J. Youngs, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry 2009
Shelley Baranowski, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, History 2008
Minel Braun, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering 2008
Chrys Wesdemiotis, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry 2008
Roberta A. DePompei, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 2007
Jon M. Hawes, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Marketing 2006
Thein Kyu, D.Eng. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Engineering 2006
Nathan Ida, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering 2005
Mark E. Soppeland, M.F.A. Distinguished Professor, Art 2005
Carol A. Flexer, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology 2004
Robert G. Lord, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Psychology 2004
Kathleen L. Endres, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Communication 2003
Harold M. Foster, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Education 2003
John C. Green, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Political Science 2003
Constance C. Bouchard, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, History 2002
Avraam I. Isayev, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Engineering 2001
Isadore Newman, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Education 1998
Roderic Paul Quirk, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science 1996
Frank W. Harris, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science
Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering
1994
Ernst Von Meerwall, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Physics
Distinguished Professor, Chemistry
Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science

1991
Joseph P. Kennedy, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science
Distinguished Professor, Chemistry
1980

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