Duke Awards Distinguished Professorships to 26 Faculty Members

Duke University awarded distinguished professorships to 26 members of its faculty May 2 at the annual University Distinguished Professors dinner.

The 2018 recipients are:

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Patrick Bayer, Gilhuly Family Professor of Economics, effective July 1, 2018

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, James B. Duke Professor of Sociology, effective July 1, 2018

A. Craig Burnside, Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Economics, effective July 1, 2018

Amy H. Herring, Sara and Charles Ayres Professor of Statistical Science, effective July 1, 2018

Alexander A. Kiselev, William T. Laprade Professor of Mathematics, effective Sept. 1, 2018

Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke Professor of African and African American Studies, effective Aug. 1, 2018

Sumathi Ramaswamy, James B. Duke Professor of History, effective Jan. 1, 2018

Michael C. Reed, Arts and Sciences Professor of Mathematics, effective July 1, 2018

Christoph Schmidt, Hertha Sponer Professor of Physics, effective July 1, 2018

Kate Scholberg, Arts and Sciences Professor of Physics, effective July 1, 2018

 

Fuqua School of Business

Alexandre Belloni, John D. Forsyth Professor of Business Administration, effective July 1, 2018

Jing-Sheng Jeannette Song, R. David Thomas Professor of Business Administration, effective July 1, 2018

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Tony Jun Huang, William Bevan Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, effective July 1, 2018

Vahid Tarokh, Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, effective Jan. 2, 2018

 

School of Law

Joseph Blocher, Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

Rachel Brewster, Jeffrey and Bettysue Hughes Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

Brandon L. Garrett, L. Neil Williams Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

Trina Jones, Jerome M. Culp Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

Theresa A. Newman, Charles S. Rhyne Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

Jane R. Wettach, William B. McGuire Clinical Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2018

 

School of Medicine

Soman N. Abraham, Grace Kerby Professor of Pathology, effective July 1, 2018

Matthew D. Barber, Edwin Crowell Hamblen Professor of Reproductive Biology and Family Planning, effective July 1, 2018

P. Brian Smith, Samuel L. Katz Professor of Pediatrics, effective July 1, 2018

Fan Wang, Morris N. Broad Distinguished Professor, effective July 1, 2018

Myles S. Wolf, Charles Johnson, M.D., Professor of Medicine, effective July 1, 2018

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, Oak Foundation Environmental and Energy Policy Professor, effective July 1, 2018

 

In April, six additional faculty members were elected to the Bass Society of Fellows.