Named Faculty Positions

Current holders of a named dean, director, department chair, chair, or professorship:

Last updated October 8, 2020

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
David AckerRaymond and Mary Baker Chair in Global AgricultureCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lance BaumgardNorman Jacobson Professorship in Dairy ScienceAnimal Science
Gwyn BeattieRobert E. Buchanan Distinguished Chair of BacteriologyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
William BeavisG.F. Sprague Chair in AgronomyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Stuart BirrellKinze Manufacturing Professorship in Agricultural and Biosystems EngineeringAgricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Thomas BrummMary and Charles Sukup Global Professor in Food SecurityCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Michael CastellanoWilliam T. Frankenberger Professorship in Soil ScienceAgronomy
Richard GatesIowa Egg Council Endowed ProfessorshipCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Matthew HelmersDean's Professorship in the College of Agriculture and Life SciencesAgricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Terry HouserSmithfield Foods Chair in Meat Science ExtensionAnimal Science
Keri JacobsIowa Institute for Cooperatives Economics ProfessorshipEconomics
Kevin KimleBruce Rastetter Chair in Agricultural EntrepreneurshipCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Sergio LenceMarlin Cole Professorship of International Agriculture EconomicsEconomics
Matthew LiebmanHenry A. Wallace Endowed Chair for Sustainable AgricultureAgronomy
Thomas LubberstedtK.J. Frey Chair in AgronomyCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Andrew ManuGeorge Washington Carver ChairAgronomy
Manjit MisraSeed Science Endowed ChairCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Kenneth MoorePioneer Hi-Bred Agronomy ProfessorshipAgronomy
GianCarlo MoschiniPioneer Hi-Bred International Chair in Science and Technology PolicyEconomics
Basil NikolauCraig ProfessorshipRoy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Gail NonneckeGlobal Professor in Global Resource SystemsCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Thomas PetersonPioneer Hi-Bred Chair in Molecular Biology of MaizeCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Skyler RinkerJames and Clare Frevert Ag450 ProfessorshipAgricultural Education and Studies
Daniel RobisonCollege of Agriculture and Life Science's Endowed Dean's ChairCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Jason RossLloyd L. Anderson Endowed Professorship in PhysiologyAnimal Science
Patrick SchnableIowa Corn Promotion Board Endowed Chair in GeneticsAgronomy
Joe SebranekMorrison Chair in Meat ScienceAnimal Science
Asheesh SinghMonsanto Chair in Soybean BreedingAgronomy
Jodi SterleEldred and Donna Harman Professorship for Excellence in Teaching and LearningAnimal Science
Kristine TidgrenLeonard Dolezal Professorship in Agricultural LawCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Kan WangGlobal Professorship in BiotechnologyAgronomy
Michael WeberHarmon Family Professorship in ForestryNatural Resource Ecology and Management
Quinn WeningerJohn F. Timmons Endowed Professorship in Environmental and Resource EconomicsEconomics
Curtis YoungsEnsminger Endowed Chair of International AgricultureAnimal Science
Jianming YuPioneer Hi-Bred Distinguished Chair in Maize BreedingAgronomy
VacantBiosafety Policy and Regulation Endowed ChairCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences
VacantJean Bacon Louis Professorship in Food Science and Human NutritionFood Science and Human Nutrition

Ivy College of Business

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Ginka BorisovaDean's Professorship in FinanceFinance
James BrownKingland MBA ProfessorshipIvy College of Business
David CantorWalker Professorship in Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain and Information Systems
Arnold CowanWells Fargo Professorship in FinanceFinance
Michael CrumRuan Chair in Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain and Information Systems
Patricia DaughertyDebbie and Jerry Ivy Chair in BusinessIvy College of Business
Christine DenisonRoger P. Murphy Professor in AccountingAccounting
William DillaUnion Pacific/Charles B. Handy Professorship in AccountingAccounting
Joey GeorgeJohn D. DeVries Endowed Chair in BusinessIvy College of Business
Dermot HayesPioneer Hi-Bred International Agribusiness ChairIvy College of Business
Pol HerrmannBob and Kay Smith Entrepreneurship ProfessorshipManagement
Diane JanvrinWilliam L. Varner ProfessorshipAccounting
Scott JohnsonDean's Professor in ManagementManagement
Stephen KimRaisbeck Professorship in BusinessIvy College of Business
Paul KochKent Corporation Chair in BusinessFinance
Russell LaczniakJohn and Connie Stafford Professorship in BusinessIvy College of Business
Mark PowerPrincipal Financial Group ProfessorshipFinance
Sridhar RamaswamiDapper Professorship in MarketingMarketing
Jacquelyn Rees UlmerUnion Pacific Professorship for Information SystemsSupply Chain and Information Systems 
Deidra SchleicherDean's Professor in ManagementManagement
David SpaldingRaisbeck Endowed Dean's ChairIvy College of Business
James SummersMax S. Wortman, Jr. ProfessorshipManagement
Yoshinori SuzukiLand O'Lakes, Inc. Endowed Professorship in Supply Chain ManagementSupply Chain Management
John WongDean's Professorship in Sales and MarketingMarketing
VacantThome Professorship in BusinessBusiness
VacantKingland Professor of EntrepreneurshipIvy College of Business

College of Design

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Bernard CanniffeDorothy Maitland Miller Professorship in Graphic DesignGraphic Design

College of Engineering

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Venkataramana AjjarapuDavid C. Nicholas Professorship Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jeramy AshlockRichard L. Handy ProfessorshipCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Ashraf BastawrosGrace Miller Wilson and T. Wilson Engineering ProfessorCollege of Engineering
Robert BrownGary and Donna Hoover Chair in Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Degang ChenJerry R. Junkins Chair Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kristen ConstantWilkinson Professorship in Interdisciplinary Engineering College of Engineering
Vikram DalalThomas M. Whitney Professorship in Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Julie DickersonNorthrop Grumman Professorship in honor of Fred W. O'GreenElectrical and Computer Engineering
Ian DobsonArend J. and Verna V. Sandbulte Professorship in EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Paul DurbinJoseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professorship in EngineeringAerospace Engineering
Sam EasterlingJames L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of the College of EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Rodney FoxHershel B. Whitney Professor, Global InitiativesChemical and Biiological Engineering
Matthew FrankJohn B. Slater Professor in Sustainable Design and ManufacturingIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Baskar GanapathysubramanainJoseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professorship in EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Manimaran GovindarasuRoss Martin Mehl and Marylyne Munas Mehl Professorship in Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering
Caroline HayesLynn Gleason Professorship in Interdisciplinary Engineering College of Engineering
Ted HeindelBergles Professorship in Thermal Science Mechanical Engineering
Andrew HillierReginald R. Baxter Endowed Department Chair in Chemical and Biological EngineeringChemical and Biological Engineering
Hui HuMartin C. Jischke Professorship in Aerospace EngineeringAerospace Engineering
David JilesPalmer Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering/The Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering/College of Engineering
Duane JohnsonF. Wendell Miller Professor of Energy SciencesMaterials Science and Engineering
Ashfaq KhokharThe Palmer Department Chair in Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Suraj KothariRichardson Professorship in Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Gul KremerC.G. (Turk) and Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Ratnesh KumarMurray J. and Ruth M. Harpole Professorship in Electrical EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Simon LaflammeWaldo W. Wegner Professorship in Civil EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Valery LevitasVance D. Coffman Faculty ChairAerospace Engineering
Surya MallapragadaCarol Vohs Johnson Chair in Chemical and Biological EngineeringChemical and Biological Engineering
James McCalleyJack London Chair in Power Systems EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Steve MickelsonCharles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Gary MirkaJohn Ryder Professorship in EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Balaji NarasimhanVlasta Klima Balloun Faculty ChairCollege of Engineering
James OliverLarry and Pam Pithan Professor of Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Frank PetersC.G. "Turk" and Joyce A. Therkildsen Professor in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Cary PintCharles Schafer (Battelle) Chair in EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Alric RothmayerVance and Arlene Coffman Endowed Department Chair in Aerospace EngineeringAerospace Engineering
Sarah RyanJoseph Walkup Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIndustrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
David SandersGreenwood Department Chair in Civil, Construction and Environmental EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Vernon SchaeferJames M. Hoover Chair in Geotechnical EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Jennifer ShaneW. A. Klinger Teaching ProfessorshipCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Brent ShanksMike and Jean Steffenson ChairChemical and Biological Engineering
Jacqueline ShanksManley R. Hoppe Professorship in Chemical EngineeringChemical and Biological Engineering
Anuj SharmaPitt-Des Moines, Inc., Professorship in Civil EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Arun SomaniPhilip and Virginia Sproul Professor in Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Sri SritharanWilkinson Chair in the College of EngineeringCollege of Engineering
Namrata VaswaniJoseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professorship in EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering
Kejin WangWilson Professor of EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Zhaoyu WangHarpole-Pentair Young Faculty Award EndowmentElectrical and Computer Engineering
R. Christopher WilliamsGerald and Audrey Olson Professorship in Civil EngineeringCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Yue WuHerbert L. Stiles Professorship in Chemical EngineeringChemical and Biological Engineering
Reza ZoughiKirby Gray (Battelle) Chair in EngineeringCollege of Engineering
VacantBergdahl Professorship of Materials ScienceMaterials Science and Engineering
VacantDennis and Rebecca Muilenburg Professor of Aerospace EngineeringAerospace Engineering
VacantTunc and Lale Doluca Professorship in Electrical and Computer EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering

College of Human Sciences

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Christina CampbellSandra S. and Roy W. Uelner ProfessorshipFood Science and Human Nutrition
Stephanie ClarkVirginia M. Gladney ProfessorshipFood Science and Human Nutrition
Jonathan FoxRuth Whipp Sherwin ProfessorHuman Development and Family Studies
Donald HackmannFrances S. and Arthur L. Wallace ProfessorshipCollege of Human Sciences
Laura JollyHuman Sciences Dean's Chair College of Human Sciences
Marian KohutBarbara E. Forker Professorship in Kinesiology Kinesiology
Ruth LitchfieldJane Armstrong Chair in Food Science and Human NutritionFood Science and Human Nutrition
Carla PetersonNancy Rygg Armbrust Professorship in Early Childhood Development and EducationHuman Development and Family Studies
Manju ReddyDoris A. Adams Endowed Chair in Food Science and Human NutritionFood Science and Human Nutrition
Eulanda SandersDonna R. Danielson Professorship in Textiles and ClothingApparel, Events and Hospitality Management
Guowen SongNoma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and ClothingApparel, Events and Hospitality Management
Gregory WelkBarbara E. Forker Professorship in Kinesiology Kinesiology
Wendy WhiteDr. Thelma McMillan Professorship in Food Science and Human NutritionFood Science and Human Nutrition

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Jared AndersonAlice Hudson ProfessorshipChemistry
Amy AndreottiRoy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular BiologyRoy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Diane BasshamWalter and Helen Parke Loomis ProfessorshipGenetics, Development and Cell Biology
Steve ButlerBarbara J. Janson Professorship in MathematicsCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Paul CanfieldRobert Allen Wright ProfessorshipPhysics and Astronomy
Alicia CarriquiryIowa State University President's Chair in StatisticsStatistics
Myra CohenLanh and Oanh Nguyen Chair in Software EngineeringComputer Science
Michael DahlstromDean's ProfessorshipGreenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Matthew DeLisiDean's ProfessorshipSociology
David Fernández-BacaDale D. Grosvenor ChairComputer Science
Kristie FranzSmith Family Foundation Departmental Chair in GeologyGeological and Atmospheric Sciences
Shlomo GelakiScott Hanna Professor in MathematicsMathematics
Mark GordonFrances M. Craig ChairChemistry
Kristen JohansenRoy J. Carver Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Jae-Kwang KimDean's ProfessorshipStatistics
Brent KreiderDean's ProfessorshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
John LevisAngela B. Pavitt Professorship in EnglishEnglish
Daniel NettletonLaurence H. Baker Chair in Biological StatisticsStatistics
Reuben PetersRoy J. Carver Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
David PetersonLucken Professorship in Political SciencePolitical Science
Davit PotoyanCarlyle G. Caldwell Endowed Chair in Chemistry Chemistry
Hridesh RajanKingland Professor of Data Analytics or Cognitive Machine LearningCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
James RoddeLouise Moen Chair in MusicMusic and Theatre
Mayly SanchezCassling Family ProfessorshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Matthew SivilsDean's ProfessorshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Amy Erica SmithDean's ProfessorshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Tin-Shi TamCharles T. and Ivadelle Cobb Cownie Professor of MusicMusic and Theatre
Javier VelaJohn D. Corbett Professorship in ChemistryChemistry
Gary WellsWendy and Mark Stavish Chair in Social SciencesCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Theresa WindusDean's ProfessorshipChemistry
Michael YoungScott Hanna Faculty ProfessorshipCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Miriam ZachCharles and Mary Sukup Endowed Artist in OrganMusic and Theatre
Zhengyuan ZhuDean's ProfessorshipStatistics
VacantCraig ProfessorshipPhysics and Astronomy
   

College of Veterinary Medicine

IncumbentNamed Faculty PositionDepartment of Incumbent (or Discipline Designated by Gift)
Rachel AllbaughLora and Russ Talbot Endowed Professor in Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Claire AndreasenDr. Roger and Marilyn Mahr Professorship in One HealthCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Matt BrewerDr. Frank K. Ramsey Endowed Chair in the College of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Amanda Fales-WilliamsTyrone D. Artz, M.D. Chair for Teaching Excellence in Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Daniel GroomsDr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Albert JergensDonn E. and Beth M. Bacon Professorship in Small Animal Medicine and SurgeryCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Anumantha KanthasamyLloyd Endowed Chair and Eminent Scholar in Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Locke KarrikerDr. Douglas and Ann Gustafson Professorship for Teaching Excellence in Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Mark LyteW. Eugene Lloyd Chair in ToxicologyCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Richard MartinDr. E.A. Benbrook Endowed Chair in Pathology and ParasitologyCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Paul PlummerAnderson Chair in Veterinary MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Alejandro RamirezRoy A. Schultz Professorship in Swine MedicineVeterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
James RothIowa State University President's Chair in Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive MedicineCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Jessica WardPhyllis M. Clark ProfessorshipVeterinary Clinical Sciences
VacantScott and Nancy Armbrust Professorship in Veterinary MedicineVeterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

 

 

Paul Plummer,
Anderson Chair in Veterinary Medicine



Akelo Harris
Academic Personnel Specialist, 
515-294-3592,
akelo@iastate.edu

Dawn Bratsch-Prince
Associate Provost for Faculty, 
515-294-6410, 
deprince@iastate.edu