University of Southern California

University Professor

This title is awarded to a small number of professors who, because of their multidisciplinary interests and significant accomplishments in several disciplines, qualify for an appointment which transcends any single field of study. Generally, a faculty member accorded this title also has a regular faculty appointment in a specific academic unit.

The following faculty members have been awarded the title of University Professor:

Michael A. Arbib, University Professor, holder of the Fletcher Jones Chair in Computer Science, and Professor of Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, and Psychology
Lloyd Armstrong Jr., University Professor and Professor of Physics and Education
George A. Bekey, University Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering
Warren Bennis, University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Business Administration
Leo B. Braudy, University Professor, holder of the Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature, and Professor of English and History
Alexander Morgan Capron, University Professor, holder of the Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, and Professor of Law and Medicine
Manuel Castells, University Professor, holder of the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Communication and Journalism, and Professor of Communication, Sociology, Public Policy, and International Relations
Marshall Cohen, University Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Law
Geoffrey Cowan, University Professor, holder of the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership, and Professor of Journalism and Communication
Antonio Damasio, University Professor, holder of the David Dornsife Chair, and Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Neurology
Hanna Damasio, University Professor, holder of the Dana Dornsife Chair, and Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Neurology
Richard A. Easterlin, University Professor, and Professor of Economics
Caleb Finch, University Professor, holder of the ARCO/William F. Kieschnick Chair in the Neurobiology of Aging, and Professor of Gerontology, Biological Sciences, Anthropology, and Psychology
Solomon W. Golomb, University Professor and Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, and holder of the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Chair in Communications
Robert W. Hellwarth, University Professor, holder of the George T. Pfleger Chair in Electrical Engineering, and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics and Astronomy
Mark Humayun, University Professor, holder of the Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences, and Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, and Cell and Neurobiology
Thomas H. Jordan, University Professor, W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geophysics, and Professor of Earth Sciences
Malcolm C. Pike, University Professor, and Professor of Preventive Medicine
Steven B. Sample, University Professor, Professor of Electrical Engineering, and President Emeritus
Jean C. Shih, University Professor, Boyd P. and Elsie D. Welin Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Professor of Cell and Neurobiology
Kevin O. Starr, University Professor, and Professor of History and Public Policy
Larry Swanson, University Professor, Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, and Professor of Biological Sciences, Neurology, and Psychology
Richard F. Thompson, University Professor and holder of the William M. Keck Chair Emeritus of Psychology and Biological Sciences
William G. Tierney, University Professor and Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education
Michael S. Waterman, University Professor, holder of the USC Associates Chair in Natural Sciences, and Professor of Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science