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Current Endowed and Distinguished Chairs and Professorships

Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

Kashy Aminian, Charles T. Holland Professor of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Debangsu Bhattacharyya, GE Plastics Material Engineering Professor in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Nigel N. Clark, George B. Berry Chair of Engineering Emeritus
Hota S. GangaRao, Maurice A. and JoAnn Wadsworth Distinguished Professorship of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rakesh K. Gupta, Dr. George B. Berry and Carolyn A. Berry Chair of Chemical Engineering
John Hu, Statler Chair in Engineering for Natural Gas Utilization
Vlad Kecojevic, Robert E. Murray Chairmanship of the Mining Engineering Department
Xingbo Liu, Statler Chair of Engineering
Syd S. Peng, Charles E. Lawall Chair in Mining Engineering Emeritus
Xueyan Song, George B. Berry Chair of Engineering
Anurag Srivastava, Raymond J. Lane Department Chair of the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Richard Turton, Russell and Ruth Bolton WVU Professorship for Outstanding Teaching

John Chambers College of Business & Economics

Roger D. Congleton, BB&T Chair of Economics
Jody L. Crosno, Joseph E. Antonini Chair in Marketing
Annie Peng Cui, Kmart Chair in Marketing
Richard B. Dull, GoMart Professor in Accounting Information Systems
M. Paula Fitzgerald, Nathan Haddad Professor in Business Administration
Alexander Kurov, Fred T. Tattersall Research Chair in Finance
Richard A. Riley, Jr., Louis F. Tanner Distinguished Professor of Public Accounting
John P. Saldanha, Sears Chair in Global Supply Chain Management

College of Creative Arts

Radhica Ganapathy, Mabel DeVries Tanner Endowed Professor of Theatre
H. Keith Jackson, Philip J. Faini/Falbo Family Dean of the College of Creative Arts
Shoji Satake, J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Professor of Art

College of Education and Human Services

Reagan P. Curtis, Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick Teacher College of Education and Human Services Endowed Professor
Samuel F. Stack, Chester E. and Helen B. Derrick Teacher Education Endowed Professor

College of Law

Robert M. Bastress, John W. Fisher II Professor of Law  
Forest J. Bowman, Jackson Kelly Professor of Law Emeritus
Vincent P. Cardi, Bowles Rice Professor of Law
Charles R. DiSalvo, Woodrow A. Potesta Professor of Law  
James R. Elkins, Arthur S. Dayton Professor of Law Emeritus
John W. Fisher, II, William J. Maier Jr. Dean Emeritus and Robert M. Steptoe and James D. Steptoe Professor of Property Law Emeritus
Anne Marie Lofaso, Arthur B. Hodges Professor of Law
Jena Martin, Robert L. Shuman Professorship of Law
Marjorie A. McDiarmid, Steptoe & Johnson Professor of Law and Technology
Patrick C. McGinley, Charles H. Haden II Professor of Law
Alison Peck, Robert M. Steptoe and James D. Steptoe Professorship of Property Law
John E. Taylor, Jackson Kelly Professor of Law
James M. Van Nostrand, Charles M. Love, Jr. Professorship of Law

College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences

Eloise Elliott, Ware Family Distinguished Professorship
Sam Zizzi, Dr. Pat Fehl Endowed Professor

Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design

Robert Dailey, Davis Michael Professor of Animal and Nutritional Sciences
Daniel Panaccione, Davis Michael Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences
Michael Strager, Davis Michael Professor of Resource Economics and Management
Jingxin Wang, Davis Michael Professor of Forestry and Natural Resources
Nicole Waterland, Marsh-Dye Endowed Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences
Charles Yuill, Davis Michael Professor of Design and Community Development

Eberly College of Arts & Sciences

Gwen S. Bergner, Harriet E. Lyon Professorship in Women's and Gender Studies
Laura Brady, Eberly Family Professor of Outstanding Teaching
Robert E. Blobaum, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of History
Timothy Carr, Marshall S. Miller Energy Professor of Geology Emeritus
Patrick W. Conner, Eberly College Centennial Professor of English Emeritus
Walter Dekeseredy, Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair in Social Sciences
Robert DiClerico, Eberly Family Professor Outstanding Teaching Emeritus
Gregory Dudley, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Barry A. Edelstein, Eberly Family Professor of Clinical Psychology
Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Chair in History Emeritus
Stephanie Foote, George and Julia Bates Welch Jackson, Mary M. Jackson, and Julia Bates Jackson Nichols Chair of English
Pablo García Loaeza, Armand E. and Mary W. Singer Professorship in the Humanities
Alan K. Goodboy, Peggy Rardin McConnell Research Chair in Communication Studies
Joe D. Hagan, Barnette Professor in Political Science
Trevor M. Harris, Eberly Family Professor of Geography Emeritus
Erik Herron, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Glen P. Jackson, Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic and Investigative Science
Thomas Kammer, Eberly College Centennial Professor Emeritus
Kennon A. Lattal, Eberly College Centennial Professor of Psychology
Lian Li, Robert L. Carroll Chair in Physics  
James McGraw, Eberly Family Professor of Biology Emeritus
Maura McLaughlin, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Daniel McNeil, Eberly Family Professor for Outstanding Public Service
Keith Morris, Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic and Investigative Science
Tracy Morris, Eberly Professor, Leadership Development
Scott A. Myers, Peggy Rardin McConnell Teaching Chair in Communication Studies 
Jason Phillips, Eberly Family Professor of Civil War Studies
L. Christopher Plein, Eberly Family Professor of Outstanding Public Service
Patricia Rice, Eberly Family Professor for Outstanding Teaching Emerita
Aldo Romero, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor
Kathleen “Katy” O’Hearn Ryan, Eberly Family Professor for Outstanding Teaching
Earl Scime, Oleg D. Jefimenko Professor of Physics
Mohindar Seehra, Eberly Family Professor of Physics Emeritus
Kenneth Showalter, C. Eugene Bennett Distinguished Chair in Chemistry
Gay Stewart, Eberly Professor of STEM Education
Donley Studlar, Eberly Family Professor of Political Science Emeritus
Timothy Sweet, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of American Literature
Ángel Tuninetti, Armand E. and Mary W. Singer Professor in the Humanities Emeritus
Kung Wang, Eberly Family Professor of Chemistry Emeritus
Jessica Wilkerson, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Distinguished Chair in History 
Ching-Hsuan Wu, J. Vance and Florence Johnson Teaching Professor in World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics for Chinese
Stephen Valentine, Eberly Family Professor of Chemistry
C. Q. Zhang, Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

Reed College of Media

Chuck Borghese, Harrison Omnicom Visiting Professor in Advertising
Diana Martinelli, Widmeyer Professorship in Public Relations
R. Charles Scatterday, Shott Teaching Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

Peter Ngan, Branson-Maddrell Endowed Professorship in Orthodontics
Bryan Weaver, Dr. Edward C. Armbrecht Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Professorship

School of Medicine

Vinay Badhwar, Gordon F. Murray Chair Cardiothoracic Surgery
Judie F. Charlton, Judie F. Charlton Chair for Glaucoma Outreach
Shawn A. Chillag, Patricia T. Ayash Distinguished Professorship
A. Courtney DeVries, John T. and June R. Chambers Chair of Oncology Research
Laura Gibson, Alexander B. Osborn Distinguished Professor in Hematological Malignancies Research
Judith Feinberg, Dr. E. B. Flink Chair of Internal Medicine #1
Mathis P. Frick, O. F. Gabriele Chair of Radiology
Hannah W. Hazard-Jenkins, Jean and Laurence DeLynn Chair of Oncology
Sally L. Hodder, WVU Health Science Chancellor's Preeminent Scholar
Peter E. Konrad, JW Ruby Chair for the Study of Neurosciences and Neurosurgery
Nathan Lerfald, Anthony G. DiBartolomeo Professorship in Medicine
Thomas Mauger, Jane McDermott Shott Chair of Ophthalmology
Mark D. Miller, Dana L. & Peggy M Farnsworth Chair in Educational Psychiatry
Emma Morton Eggleston, Quad/Graphics Chair in Internal Medicine
Charles J. Mullett, Margaret T. & Larry K. Pickering Chair in Pediatrics
Paul Lockman, Mylan Endowed Chair in Pharmacology
J. Wallis Marsh, The Bernard Zimmerman, MD Chair in Surgery
R. Osvaldo Navia, Grace Kinney Mead Chair of Geriatrics
Randy J. Nelson , Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research
Timothy Nurkiewicz, E. J. Van Liere Medicine Professorship
Joseph Prudomme , Christopher Cline Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery
Hassan H. Ramadan, Stephen and Patricia Wetmore Chair in Otolaryngology
Ali Rezai, John D. Rockefeller IV Chair in Neuroscience
Larry A. Rhodes, James H. Walker, MD Chair of Pediatric Cardiology
Bryan Richmond, William J. Maier, Jr. Chair of Research
J. Michael Ruppert, Jo & Ben Statler Eminent Scholar & Chair, Breast Cancer Research
Arif R. Sarwari, Dr. Edmund B. Flink Chair of Internal Medicine #2
Sunil Sharma, N. Leroy Lapp Endowed Professorship
David B. Watson, J.F. Brick Chair in Neurology
Alison Wilson, Skewes Family Chair for Trauma

School of Nursing

Tara Hulsey, Dean and E. Jane Martin Endowed Professor School of Nursing
Ubolrat Piamjariyakul, WVU Hospitals Endowed Evidence-Based Practice Research Professor

School of Pharmacy

William P. Petros, Gates E. Wigner Endowed Deanship
Ronald Reed, Arthur I. Jacknowitz Chair for Clinical Pharmacy
Yon Rojanasakul, Douglas D. Glover Endowed Chair of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Public Health

Gordon Smith, Stuart and Joyce Robbins Distinguished Professor in Epidemiology

January 25, 2022