Duke Honors Distinguished Professors

Three dozen faculty members were named distinguished professors or inducted into the Bass Society of Fellows

Duke has awarded distinguished professorships to 26 faculty members.

The professors were recognized at a dinner last month at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club with other university distinguished professors -- current and emeritus -- in attendance.

The recipients were as follows:

Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

-- Edna Andrews, Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

-- Robert Calderbank, Philip Griffiths Professor of Computer Science

-- Ingrid Daubechies, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics

-- Richard Durrett, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics

-- Daniel Gauthier, Robert C. Richardson Professor of Physics

-- Nathaniel Mackey, Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing

-- Bruce Maggs, Pelham Wilder Professor of Computer Science

-- Kristine Stiles, France Family Professor of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies

-- Duncan Thomas, Robert F. Durden Professor of Economics

Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering

-- George A. Truskey, R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering (II)

Fuqua School of Business

-- Michael Brandt, Kalman J. Cohen Professor of Business Administration

-- Tanya Chartrand, Roy J. Bostock Marketing Professor

-- Devavrat Purohit, Bob J. White Professor of Business Administration

School of Law

-- Jack Knight, Frederic Cleaveland Professor of Law and Political Science

-- Kimberly Krawiec, Kathrine Everett Professor of Law

School of Medicine

-- Richard Brennan, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry

-- David M. Brizel, Leonard Prosnitz Professor of Radiation Oncology

-- Priya S. Kishnani, Chen Family Professor of Pediatrics

-- Mary F. Klotman, R.J. Reynolds Professor of Medicine

-- Michael S. Krangel, Mary Bernheim Professor of Immunology

-- Daniel J. Lew, James B. Duke Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

-- Joseph P. Mathew, Jerry Reves, M.D. Professor of Cardiac Anesthesiology

-- Richard Mooney, George Barth Geller Professor for Research in Neurobiology

-- Glenn M. Preminger, James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology

-- Geoffrey D. Rubin, George Barth Geller Professorship for Research in Cardiovascular Diseases

School of Nursing

-- Barbara S. Turner, Elizabeth Hanes Professor of Nursing

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In addition, 10 new inductees in the Bass Society of Fellows for excellence in undergraduate teaching and research were honored at the dinner. They were:

Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

-- Vincent Conitzer, Sally Dalton Robinson Professor of Computer Science

-- Thomas Ferraro, Frances Hill Fox Professor of English

-- Andrew Janiak, Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Philosophy

-- James Moody, Robert O. Keohane Professor of Sociology

-- Diane Nelson, Eads Family Professor of Cultural Anthropology

-- Mohamed Noor, Earl D. McLean Professor of Biology

-- Thomas Robisheaux, Fred W. Shaffer Professor of History

Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering

-- Kathryn Nightingale, James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

-- Adam Wax, Theodore Kennedy Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Nicholas School of the Environment

-- Lincoln Pratson, Truman and Nellie Semans/Alex Brown & Sons Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

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