University Professors

Awarded based on multi-disciplinary interests and significant accomplishments in several disciplines.

Michael A. Arbib

University Professor, Professor of Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Psychology, and holder of the Fletcher Jones Chair in Computer Science

Lloyd Armstrong, Jr.

University Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Education

George A. Bekey

University Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science

Leo B. Braudy

University Professor, Professor of English and History, and holder of the Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature

Alexander M. Capron

University Professor, Professor of Law and Medicine, and holder of the Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics

Manuel Castells

University Professor, Professor of Communication, Sociology, Public Policy, and International Relations, and holder of the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication Technology and Society

Marshall Cohen

University Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Law

Geoffrey Cowan

University Professor, Professor of Communication, and holder of the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership

Eileen Crimmins

University Professor, Professor of Gerontology, and holder of the AARP Chair in Gerontology

Antonio Damasio

University Professor, Professor of Psychology and Neurology, and holder of the David Dornsife Chair

Hanna Damasio

University Professor, Professor of Psychology and Neurology, and holder of the Dana Dornsife Chair

Richard A. Easterlin

University Professor, Professor of Economics and Finance and Business Economics

Caleb Finch

University Professor, Professor of Gerontology, Biological Sciences, Anthropology, and Psychology, and holder of the ARCO/William F. Kieschnick Chair in the Neurobiology of Aging

Robert W. Hellwarth

University Professor, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics and Astronomy, and holder of the George T. Pfleger Chair in Electrical Engineering

Mark S. Humayun

University Professor, Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, and Cell and Neurobiology, and holder of the Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences

Thomas H. Jordan

University Professor, Professor of Earth Sciences, and holder of the W. M. Keck Foundation Chair in Geological Sciences

Marsha Kinder

University Professor Emerita and Professor Emerita of Critical Studies

John Orr

University Professor, Professor Emeritus of Religion, and Dean Emeritus, USC Rossier School of Education.

Malcolm C. Pike

University Professor, Professor of Preventive Medicine

Jean C. Shih

University Professor, Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and holder of the Boyd P. and Elsie D. Welin Chair in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

David St. John

University Professor, Professor of English and Comparative Literature

Larry W. Swanson

University Professor, Professor of Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Neurology, and holder of the Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Chair in Biological Sciences

Shanghua Teng

University Professor, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and holder of the Seeley G. Mudd Professorship of Engineering

William G. Tierney

University Professor, Professor of Education, and holder of the Leslie Wilbur and Norma Lash Wilbur-Evelyn Kieffer Chair in Higher Education

Michael S. Waterman

University Professor, Professor of Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science, and holder of the USC Associates Chair in Natural Sciences

Past University Professors

Warren Bennis

University Professor, Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, and Professor of Management and Organization and Finance and Business Economics

Solomon Golomb

University Professor, Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, and holder of the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Chair in Communications

Daniel Lewis

University Professor, Professor of Music

Charles Ritcheson

Colin Rhys Lovell Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History

Steven Sample

University Professor, Professor of Electrical Engineering, and President Emeritus

Kevin Starr

University Professor, Professor of History and Public Policy

James Strnad

University Professor, Professor of Law

Richard Thompson

University Professor Emeritus and William M. Keck Chair Emeritus in Psychology and Biological Sciences

Stephen Toulmin

University Professor and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, International Relations and Religion

C.S. Whitaker

University Professor, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and Political Science