Past University Research Professors


  • Surendranath Suman: Animal and Food Sciences; College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

  • Anne-Frances Miller: Chemistry; College of Arts and Sciences

  • Carol Mason: Gender and Women’s Studies; College of Arts and Sciences

  • Maria Cahill: School of Information Science; College of Communication and Information

  • Xin Ma: Educational, School and Counseling Psychology; College of Education      

  • Issam Harik: Civil Engineering; College of Engineering

  • Jonathan McFadden: Art and Visual Studies; College of Fine Arts

  • Christopher R. Bollinger: Economics; Gatton College of Business and Economics

  • Christopher Fry: Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition; College of Health Sciences

  • Richard H. Underwood: J. David Rosenberg College of Law

  • Thomas E. Curry Jr.: Obstetrics and Gynecology; College of Medicine

  • Yvonne Fondufe-Mittendorf: Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry; College of Medicine   

  • Jill Kolesar: Pharmacy Practice and Science; College of Pharmacy                                                              

  • April M. Young: Epidemiology; College of Public Health      


  • Seth DeBolt, Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
  • Amy Murrell Taylor, History, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Renée Fatemi, Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences
  • H. Dan O’Hair, Communication, College of Communication and Information
  • J. Todd Hastings, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Rae Goodwin, Art and Visual Studies, College of Fine Arts
  • Haipeng (Allan) Chen, Marketing, Gatton College of Business and Economics
  • Kathryn L. Moore, J. David Rosenberg College of Law
  • Susanne Markesbery Arnold, Markey Cancer Center, College of Medicine
  • Linda Van Eldik, Sanders Brown Center on Aging, College of Medicine           
  • Kristin Ashford, College of Nursing
  • Steven G. Van Lanen, Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
  • Erin Abner, Epidemiology, College of Public Health


  • Jason Unrine, Plant & Soil Sciences
  • Susan Gardner, Physics & Astronomy
  • Mark Peffley, Political Science
  • Craig Miller, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Anne Filson, Architecture
  • Beth Rous, Educational Leadership
  • J. Zach Hilt, Chemical & Materials Engineering
  • W. Hunter Stamps, Visual Arts
  • James Ziliak, Economics
  • Phillip Gribble, Athletic Training
  • Philip Kern, Endocrinology
  • Donna Wilcock, Physiology, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging
  • Misook Lee Chung, Nursing
  • Patricia Rippetoe Freeman, Pharmacy Practice & Science
  • Svetla Slavova, Biostatistics
  • Julie Cerel, Social Work


    • David Van Sanford, Plant & Soil Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
    • Matthew Zook, Geography, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Heide Gluesing-Luerssen, Mathematics, College of Arts & Sciences
    • Nancy Grant Harrington, Communication, College of Communication and Information
    • Jennifer Wilhelm, STEM Education, College of Education
    • Rick Honaker, Mining Engineering, College of Engineering
    • Herman Daniel Farrell III, Theatre and Dance, College of Fine Arts
    • Daniel Brass, Management, Gatton College of Business & Economics
    • Brian Noehren, Rehabilitation Science, College of Health Sciences
    • Richard C. Ausness, College of Law
    • Sharon Walsh, Behavioral Science, College of Medicine
    • Mark V. Williams, Internal Medicine, College of Medicine
    • Jon Thorson, Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
    • Heather M. Bush, Biostatistics, College of Public Health


    • Ole Wendroth, Plant and Soil Sciences
    • Ramesh S. Bhatt, Psychology
    • Abigail Firey, History
    • J. David Johnson, Communication
    • Gregory Luhan, School of Architecture
    • Lisa A. Ruble, Educational, School and Counseling Psychology
    • I.S. Jawahir, Mechanical Engineering
    • Ebony G. Patterson, School of Art and Visual Studies
    • David M. Hardesty, Marketing and Supply Chain
    • Charlotte A. Peterson, Rehabilitation Sciences
    • Melynda J. Price, Law
    • Bradley K. Taylor, Physiology
    • Matthew S. Gentry, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
    • Terry A. Lennie, Nursing
    • Jeffery C. Talbert, Pharmacy Practice and Science
    • Glen P. Mays, Health Services and Management


    • Arthur Hunt, Plant & Soil Sciences
    • Qiang Ye, Mathematics
    • Thomas Zentall, Psychology
    • Sherali Zeadally, Information Science
    • Jeffrey Ebersole, Oral Health Practice
    • Gary Rohrbacher, Architecture
    • Brent Seales, Computer Science
    • Diana Hallman, Music
    • Stephen Borgatti, Management
    • Esther Dupont-Versteegden, Rehabilitation Science
    • Mary Davis, Law
    • Eugenia Toma, Martin School of Public Policy & Administration
    • Bret Smith, Physiology
    • Edward Hall, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center
    • Ellen Hahn, Nursing
    • Chang-Guo Zhan, Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Terry Bunn, Preventive Medicine & Environmental Health


    • Lance DeLong, Physics & Astronomy
    • Rebecca Dutch, Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
    • Suzanne Segerstrom, Psychology
    • Dong-Sheng Yang, Chemistry


    • Richard Charnigo, Biostatistics
    • Francie Chassen-Lopez, History
    • Debra Moser, Nursing
    • Mark Pendergast, Psychology


    • Bernard Hennig, Animal & Food Sciences
    • Wolfgang Korsch, Physics & Astronomy
    • Mark Lovell, Chemistry
    • Zhongwei Shen, Mathematics


    • Doug Andres, Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry
    • Mark Dignan, Internal Medicine
    • Mark Fillmore, Psychology
    • Christopher Pool, Anthropology


    • Karyn Esser, Physiology
    • Brandon Look, Philosophy
    • Gregory Smith, Psychology
    • Youling Xiong, Animal & Food Science


    • Kimberly Anderson, Chemical & Materials Engineering
    • Sumit Das, Physics & Astronomy
    • Paul Karan, Geography
    • Randal Voss, Biology 
    • Sidney (Wally) Whiteheart, Biochemistry