Duke Awards Distinguished Professorships, Inducts New Bass Society Members

Duke University has awarded distinguished professorships to 13 members of its faculty. Another five were inducted into the Bass Society of Fellows for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

The professors were recognized at a May 3 dinner at Penn Pavilion on West Campus.

The recipients are:

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Mark B.N. Hansen, James B. Duke Professor of Literature, effective July 1, 2017

Anne D. Yoder, Braxton Craven Professor of Evolutionary Biology, effective July 1, 2017

Nicholas School of the Environment

Daniel Rittschof, Norman L. Christensen Professor of Environmental Sciences, effective July 1, 2017

School of Law

Lisa K. Griffin, Candace M. Carroll and Leonard B. Simon Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2017

Carolyn McAllaster, Colin W. Brown Clinical Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2017

Darrell A.H. Miller, Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2017

Sanford School of Public Policy

Judith Kelley, ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy Studies, effective July 1, 2017

Bruce R. Kuniholm, University Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy, effective July 1, 2017

William A. Pizer, Susan B. King Professor of Public Policy, effective July 1, 2017

School of Medicine

Jiaoti Huang, Endowed Department Chair of Pathology, effective July 1, 2017

William E. Kraus, Richard & Pat Johnson University Professor of Cardiology, effective July 1, 2017

William Maixner, Joannes H. Karis, M.D. Professor of Anesthesiology, effective July 1, 2017

Maria A. Schumacher, Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Biochemistry, effective July 1, 2017

 

New Inductees to the Bass Society of Fellows for Excellence in Teaching and Research

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Emily S. Bernhardt, Jerry G. and Patricia Hubbard Professor of Biology, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Lenhard Ng, Eads Family Professor of Mathematics, July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021

Sanford School of Public Policy

Kristin A. Goss, Kevin D. Gorter Associate Professor of Public Policy, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering

Marc A. Sommer, W.H. Gardner Jr. Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022

Nicholas School of the Environment

Joel Meyer, Truman and Nellie Semans/Alex Brown & Sons Associate Professor of Molecular Environmental Toxicology, effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022