Distinguished Professor

The Distinguished Professor title is the highest campus-level distinction and is reserved for senior faculty who have achieved the highest levels of scholarship over the course of their careers. Distinguished Professors will typically have earned national and international level distinctions and honors of the highest level.

The Distinguished Professor title is conferred for a five-year renewable term, subject to review and recommendation of the School Dean to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

Current Distinguished Professors

 

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Satya N. Atluri
Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

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John C. Avise
Distinguished Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
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Frank D. Bean
Distinguished Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Social Sciences
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Donald R. Blake
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences

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William E. Bunney
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
School of Medicine

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Michael D. Cahalan
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
School of Medicine

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Erwin Chemerinsky
Distinguished Professor
School of Law
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Barbara A. Dosher
Distinguished Professor
Department of Cognitive Sciences
School of Social Sciences

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Michael V. Drake
Distinguished Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

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Greg J. Duncan
Distinguished Professor
School of Education

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Jacquelynne Sue Eccles
Distinguished Professor
School of Education
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Said E. Elghobashi
Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

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William J. Evans
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
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Barbara J. Finlayson-Pitts
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
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Zachary Fisk
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
School of Physical Sciences


Efi Foufoula-Georgiou
Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Henry Samueli School of Engineering
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Steven A. Frank
Distinguished Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
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John C. Hemminger
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences

PramodKhargonekar.fw
Pramod Khargonekar
Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering


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Enrique Lavernia
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
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Elizabeth Loftus
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior
Department of Criminology, Law and Society
School of Social Ecology

Lar Lubovitch
Distinguished Professor
Department of Dance
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
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Penelope Maddy
Distinguished Professor
Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science
School of Social Sciences
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David Malament
Distinguished Professor
Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science
School of Social Sciences
MihaiManiutiu.fw
Mihai Maniutiu
Distinguished Professor
Department of Drama
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
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Bruce McNaughton
Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
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Ricardo Miledi
Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
JohnRMiles.fw
John R. Miles
Distinguished Professor
Department of English
School of Humanities
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J. Hillis Miller
Distinguished Professor
Department of Comparative Literature
School of Humanities
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Shaul Mukamel
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
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Larry E. Overman
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
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Thomas Poulos
Distinguished Professor
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
MichaelJPrather.fw
Michael J. Prather
Distinguished Professor
Department of Earth System Science
School of Physical Sciences
YvonneRainer.fw
Yvonne Rainer
Distinguished Professor
Department of Art
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
VickiRuiz.fw
Vicki Ruiz
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chicano/Latino Studies
School of Social Sciences
Department of History
School of Humanities
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Rubén G. Rumbaut
Distinguished Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Social Sciences

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Donald G. Saari
Distinguished Professor
Department of Economics
School of Social Sciences
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Kenneth J. Shea
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
MasanobuShinozuka.fw
Masanobu Shinozuka
Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
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Brian Skyrms
Distinguished Professor
Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science
School of Social Sciences
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David A. Snow
Distinguished Professor
Department of Sociology
School of Social Sciences
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Soroosh Sorooshian
Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
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George Sperling
Distinguished Professor
Department of Cognitive Sciences
School of Social Sciences
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Eric J. Stanbridge
Distinguished Professor
Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
School of Medicine
NgugiWaThiongo.fw
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Distinguished Professor
Department of Comparative Literature
School of Humanities

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