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Curators' Distinguished Professors

This page contains an up-to-date list of current Curators' Distinguished Professors and Curators' Distinguished Professors Emeritus. 

Current List of Curators' Distinguished Professors:

Muthanna Al Dahhan, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2017

Jerry Atwood, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/1999

Carl Bassi, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2019

Keith Benjamin, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 10/1/2017

James Birchler, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2009

Virginia Blanton, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 7/1/2019

Martin Bohner, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2014

Richard Brow, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2005

Bruce Bubacz, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/1998

Joel Burken, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2016

James Carrel, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/1999

Anthony Caruso, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 1/1/2018

Michelle Cecil, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2008

K Chandrashekhara, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2008

Shi Chen, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2018

Kun Cheng, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 7/1/2019

Juanamaria Cordones Cook, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2017

Nelson Cowan, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2004

Steven Cutkosky, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2002

Sarah Dallas, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 2/6/2020

Sajal Das, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 9/7/2022

Sandra Davidson, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2014

Michael Davis, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2018

Lokeswarappa Dharani, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2004

Dongsheng Duan, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

David Enke, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (S&T)
Effective 9/24/2020

Kelvin Erickson, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2019

William Fahrenholtz, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2013

Richard Finkelstein, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/1990

Robert Freyermuth, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2009

Hung-Gay Fung, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2013

Stephen Gao, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2019

David Geary, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2005

Russell Geen, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/1992

Charles Granger, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/1999

Jane Greer, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMKC)
Effective 3/1/2019

Gerald Hazelbauer, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 10/1/2012

Noah Heringman, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/24/2020

Keith Herman, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Gregory Hilmas, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2012

Steven Hofmann, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2004

William Horner, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Jeffrey Hornsby, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 10/1/2018

Deborah Huelsbergen, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2014

Kattesh Katti, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2009

Kathleen Kilway, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2011

Laura King, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2013

Aleksandr Koldobskiy, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Dorina Kosztin, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Robert Landers, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2018

Nancy Levit, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2005

Tim Lewis, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/24/2020

Aigen Li, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Mian Liu, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 10/1/2012

Christian Lorson, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Hongbin Ma, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Sanjay Madria, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2018

John McManus, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2015

Richard Meadows, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 7/1/2011

Deepankar Medhi, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2011

Ron Mittler, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Rajiv Mohan, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Mary Muratore, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Tina Niemi, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/7/2022

Kannappan Palaniappan, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Joseph Parisi, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 10/1/2018

Robert Paul, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2022

Zhonghua Peng, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2014

Henry Pernicka, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2021

Thomas Phillips, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2016

Gualtiero Piccinini, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2019

Joseph Pires, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Larson Powell, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2021

Randall Prather, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2006

Wendy Reinke, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Robert Rocco Cottone, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/24/2020

Rebecca Rogers, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2019

Paul Rudy, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2012

Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2016

Sherod Santos, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2002

Sashi Satpathy, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2008

Steven Segal, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2017

Thomas Sewell, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Robert Sharp, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Kennon Sheldon, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Wendy Sims, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2018

David Singh, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2017

Marjorie Skubic, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Wendy Slutske, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Michael Smith, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2014

Thomas Spencer, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2018

Gary Stacey, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2014

Bethany Stone, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Arthur Suits, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Jianguo Sun, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Ottah Thiher, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/1990

Timothy Trull, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2011

Igor Verbitsky, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2010

Giovanni Vignale, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2006

Massimiliano Vitiello, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMKC)
Effective 9/7/2022

Steffen Vojta, Curators' Distinguished Professor (S&T)
Effective 1/1/2017

John Walker, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 6/19/2014

Carol Ward, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2014

Paul Weirich, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 1/1/2010

Gary Weisman, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

David Westenberg, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor (S&T)
Effective 9/7/2022

Christopher Wikle, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2016

Betty Winfield, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2003

Dong  Xu, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Gaiyan Zhang, Curators' Distinguished Professor (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2022

Yuwen Zhang, Curators' Distinguished Professor (MU)
Effective 9/24/2020

Current List of Curators' Distinguished Professors Emeritus:

John Adams, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Diana Ahmad, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emerita (S&T)
Effective 8/31/2022

Donald Askeland, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2000

Frank O. Bowman, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emertius of Law (MU)
Effective 6/23/2022

Michael Budds, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Wai Ching, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2019

Marilyn Coleman, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 3/1/2013

Mary Cooper, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Alfred Crosbie, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2019

Delbert Day, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 5/1/1999

Joan Dean, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2019

Jerry Dias, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2019

James Drallmeier, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2021

James Drewniak, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 4/9/2020

William Everett, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2021

Walter Eversman, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 3/1/2014

Nancy Flournoy, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 3/1/2015

Jere Francis, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Thomas Freeman, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/1999

Howard Gerhardt, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Barbara Harbach, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2019

Shirley Hill, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 1/1/1993

Edwin Kaiser, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2000

James Keller, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Vijay Kumar, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2021

Roger LaBoube, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2010

Janet Lauritsen, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emerita (UMSL)
Effective 6/23/2022

Felicia Londre, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emerita (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2019

Sudarshan Loyalka, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Don Madison, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 4/9/2020

Dennis Merrill, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2019

Kerby Miller, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Joyce Mushaben, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMSL)
Effective 9/1/2018

Curtis J. Nelson, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/1989

Ronald Olson, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2008

David Pintel, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2021

Anand Prahlad, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

Marilyn Rantz, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Robert Reys, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 12/10/2012

David Riggins, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2021

Mark Ryan, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 1/1/2016

James S. Rikoon, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/24/2020

V Samaranayake, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2021

Michael Schulz, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2021

Gordon Sharp, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/1998

George Smith, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2015

Jonathan Sperber, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2019

James Stoffer, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/1/2000

Jay A. Switzer, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (S&T)
Effective 9/24/2020

Jeremy Taylor, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 4/21/2022

Stroik Thomas, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (UMKC)
Effective 9/1/2016

John Walker, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2022

Judy Wall, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 4/12/2018

James Wall, Curators' Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2018

Sam Werner, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus (MU)
Effective 9/1/2000

Reviewed 2022-09-30