Regents' Professors

The title “Regents’ Professor” is the highest faculty honor awarded at Arizona State University. It is conferred on ASU faculty who have made pioneering contributions in their areas of expertise, achieved a sustained level of distinction and enjoy national and international recognition for these accomplishments. Please click on the year(s) below to read about the accomplishments of these honorees.

2017–18

2017–18 Regents' Professors

 Portrait of Daniel Bodansky, 2017-18 ASU Rengents' professor

Daniel Bodansky

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Dan Bodansky is a leading authority on international environmental law generally, and global climate-change law in particular.

 Portrait of Barry Bozeman, 2017-18 ASU Rengents' professor

Barry Bozeman

School of Public Affairs
College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Barry Bozeman is one of the most highly regarded scholars in the field of public administration and policy.

 Portrait of Thomas Dishion, 2017-18 ASU Rengents' professor

Thomas Dishion

Department of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Thomas Dishion’s contributions in preventive science restructured what is known about child development, and changed how clinical psychology is conducted across the world.

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 Portrait of Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, 2017-18 ASU Rengents' professor

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, director of the Center for Jewish Studies, is the top scholar in contemporary Jewish philosophy, also integrating Judaism and gender studies.

2016–17

2016–17 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Robert NemanichDepartment of Physics
Anne StoneSchool of Human Evolution and Social Change
Paul WesterhoffSchool of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

2015–16

2015–16 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Petra Fromme (video)School of Molecular Sciences
Robert E. Page Jr. (video)School of Life Sciences
Billie Lee Turner II (video)School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

2014–15

2014–15 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Stephen Bokenkamp (video)School of International Letters and Culture
Janet Franklin (video)School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Edward Kavazanjian (video)School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Flavio Marsiglia (video)School of Social Work

2013–14

2013–14 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Barbara Ainsworth (video)School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Exercise and Wellness
Aditi Chattopadhyay (video)School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
James Paul Gee (video)Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation
Bert Höelldobler (video)School of Life Sciences

2012–13

2012–13 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Ronald J. Adrian (video)School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Sudhir Kumar (video)School of Life Sciences, The Biodesign Institute
Rebecca Tsosie (video)Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, American Indian StudiesF

2011–12

2011–12 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Luc Anselin (video)School of Geographical Sciences and Urban PlanningF
Paul Davies (video)Physics
Colleen Keller (video)College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Jerry Y. S. Lin (video)School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Gary Marchant (video)Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Simon Ortiz (video)Department of English
Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez (video)School of Transborder Studies

2010–11

2010–11 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Rachel G. Fuchs (video)Historical, Philosophical and Religious StudiesD
Devens Gust (video)Chemistry and BiochemistryE
Sally L. Kitch (video)Women and Gender Studies
Ana L. Moore (video)Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thomas A. Moore (video)Chemistry and Biochemistry
V. Kerry Smith (video)EconomicsE

2008–09

2008–09 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Jane Buikstra (video)Human Evolution and Social ChangeF
James Elser (video)Life Sciences
Bruce Rittmann (video)Civil and Environmental Engineering
Michael J. Saks (video)Law and Psychology
Dieter Schroder (video)Electrical EngineeringD

2007–08

2007–08 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Laurie Chassin (video)Psychology
Stuart Lindsay (video)Physics
James Ohlson (video)AccountancyF
Otto F. Sankey (video)PhysicsE
Elly van Gelderen (video)English

2006–07

2006–07 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Subhash Mahajan (video)PhysicsE
Richard Rogerson (video)Economics

2005–06

2005–06 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Cordelia Chávez CandelariaEnglishE
Carlos Castillo-Chavez (video)Mathematics and Statistics
Douglas Montgomery (video)Industrial Engineering
George H. Poste (video)Biology
Edward C. Prescott (video)Economics
Rogier Windhorst (video)Physics and AstronomyE

2004–05

2004–05 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Charles Arntzen (video)Life Sciences
Philip Christensen (video)Geological Sciences
Gene Glass (video)Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Psychology in EducationE
Luis Gomez-Mejia (video)Management
Stephen Pyne (video)Life Sciences
Irwin Sandler (video)PsychologyE
Mary Lee Smith (video)Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Psychology in EducationE

2002–03

2002–03 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Geoffrey A. ClarkAnthropologyE
Gerald T. HeydtElectrical Engineering
Mark KlettArt
Jane Maienschein (video)Life Sciences
Sumner StarrfieldPhysics and Astronomy

2000–01

2000–01 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Peter Iverson (video)HistoryE
David John Smith (video)Physics and Astronomy
Kurt Weiser (video)Art

1998–99

1998–99 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Charles Austen AngellChemistry and Biochemistry
Caio PaganoMusic
Nancy Felipe RussoPsychologyE

1996–97

1996–97 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
David C. BerlinerEducational Leadership and Policy Studies, Psychology in EducationE
John C. H. SpencePhysics and Astronomy

1994–95

1994–95 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
William GrafGeographyE
Ronald GreeleyGeological SciencesD
Theresa MarkowBiologyF
James W. MayerChemical and Materials Engineering
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Geological Sciences
D
Jeffrie G. MurphyLaw and Philosophy
Michael O'KeeffeChemistry and BiochemistryE
Alberto Álvaro RíosEnglish

1992–93

1992–93 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Darryl L. MetzgerMechanical and Aerospace EngineeringD
William T. TrotterMathematics and Statistics
Christy G. Turner IIAnthropologyD

1991–92

1991–92 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Constantine A. BalanisElectrical Engineering
Robert B. Denhardt (video)Public AffairsE
Norman E. Dubie Jr.English
Nancy H. EisenbergPsychology
Susan W. KiefferGeologyF

1990–91

1990–91 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
David L. AltheideJustice StudiesE
David W. FosterLanguages and Literatures
David KayeLawE
Daniel M. LandersKinesiologyE
G. Robert PettitChemistry and Biochemistry

1989–90

1989–90 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
Peter R. BuseckChemistry and Biochemistry, Geological Sciences
David R. HickmanMusic
Raymond KulhavyPsychology in EducationD
Chinary UngSchool of MusicF
J. Bruce WagnerChemistry and BiochemistryD

1988–89

1988–89 Regents' Professors

ProfessorExpertise
John AlcockLife SciencesE
Robert CialdiniPsychologyE
Jeffrey CookArchitectureD
John M. CowleyPhysics and AstronomyD
Leroy EyringChemistry and BiochemistryD
Martin T. FarrisPurchasing, Transportation and OperationsD
David K. FerryElectrical Engineering
Gary D. KellerLanguages and Literatures
Sheng Hsien LinChemistry and BiochemistryE
Lee MeyersonPsychology
Warren E. MillerPolitical Science
Carleton Bryant MooreChemistry and Biochemistry, Geological SciencesE
Dennis James PalumboJustice StudiesE
Mary Beth Gorman StearnsPhysics and AstronomyD

 

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