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Faculty Appointments

The following faculty members were appointed to distinguished service and named professorships during academic year 2017–18.

Distinguished Service Professors

Steven Davis, the William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Daniel Diermeier, the David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the College

Michael Foote, Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Geophysical Sciences and the College

Sydney L. Hans, the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor, School of Social Service Administration

Heinrich Jaeger, the Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Physics and the College

Carole Ober, the Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Human Genetics and the College

Angela Olinto, the Albert A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the College

Canice Prendergast, the W. Allen Wallis Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Named Professors

Zeresenay Alemseged, the Donald N. Pritzker Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy and the College

Daniel Arber, the Donald West and Mary Elizabeth King Professor, Department of Pathology

Bariş Ata, the Chookaszian Family Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Katherine Baicker, the Emmett Dedmon Professor, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Joy Bergelson, the James D. Watson Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution and the College

Christopher Berry, the William J. and Alicia Townsend Friedman Professor, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the College

Michael Bourdaghs, the Robert S. Ingersoll Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College

Mark E. Courtney, the Samuel Deutsch Professor, School of Social Service Administration

John Cunningham, the George M. Eisenberg Professor, Department of Pediatrics and the College

Fred M. Donner, the Peter B. Ritzma Professor, Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the College

Steven Durlauf, the Steans Professor in Educational Policy, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Thomas Gajewski, the AbbVie Foundation Professor, Department of Pathology, Department of Medicine, and Ben May Department for Cancer Research

Mikhail Golosov, Homer J. Livingston Professor, Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and the College

Rex Haydon, the Simon and Kalt Families Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine

Dwight Hopkins, the Alexander Campbell Professor, Divinity School and the College

Jeffrey Hubbell, the Eugene Bell Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering and the College

Bana Jabri, the Sarah and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor, Department of Medicine and the College

Emir Kamenica, the Richard O. Ryan Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

John D. Kelly, the Christian W. Mackauer Professor, Department of Anthropology and the College

Stefan Nagel, the Fama Family Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Howard Nusbaum, the Stella M. Rowley Professor, Department of Psychology and the College

Louis H. Philipson, the James C. Tyree Professor of Diabetes Research and Care, Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics

Madhav Rajan, the George Pratt Shultz Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

James T. Robinson, the Caroline E. Haskell Professor of the History of Religions, Divinity School and the College

Stuart Rowan, the Barry L. MacLean Professor for Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise, Institute for Molecular Engineering

Wilhelm Schlag, Homer J. Livingston Professor, Department of Mathematics and the College

Sonali Smith, the Elwood V. Jensen Professor, Department of Medicine

Chad Syverson, the Eli B. and Harriet B. Williams Professor, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Nir Uriel, Louis Block Professor, Department of Medicine

Christopher Woods, the John A. Wilson Professor, Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the College

Ben Zhao, Neubauer Professor, Department of Computer Science and the College

Haitao “Heather” Zheng, Neubauer Professor, Department of Computer Science and the College

Laurie Zoloth, the Margaret E. Burton Professor, Divinity School

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