Endowed Professors

Endowed Chairs and Professorships not only recognize outstanding achievement, but also provide financial support for the research and creative endeavors of distinguished faculty members. These positions are normally established by gifts from individuals or organizations. The School of Arts and Humanities currently has several endowed Chairs and endowed Professorships:

Richard Brettell (in memoriam)
Margaret M. McDermott Distinguished Chair of Art and Aesthetic Studies
Edith O’Donnell Distinguished Chair

Dennis Kratz
Ignacy and Celina Rockover Professor of Humanities

Enric Madriguera
Russell Cleveland Professor in Guitar Studies

Zsuzsanna Ozsvath (retired)
Leah and Paul Lewis Chair of Holocaust Studies

David Patterson
Hillel A. Feinberg Distinguished Chair in Holocaust Studies

Rene Prieto
Margaret McDermott Professor of Arts & Humanities

Robert Xavier Rodriguez
Chair of Art and Aesthetic Studies

Nils H. Roemer
Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor in Holocaust Studies

Rainer Schulte
Katherine R. Cecil Professor for Foreign Languages

Michael Thomas
Edith O'Donnell Distinguished University Chair

Theresa Towner
Ashbel Smith Professor

Frederick Turner (retired)
Founders Professor