Alumni Professor Award

Twenty-five, five-year non-renewable Alumni Professorships are sponsored by the Auburn Alumni Association, with funds endowed from annual giving. The Professorships carry an annual $3,500 salary supplement. The Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost calls for nominations from department heads through deans. The awards are presented on the basis of research, publishing and teaching.

Alumni Professors
2020 – 2021

Andreas Kavazis
Kinesiology

Latif Kalin
Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

Edward Sikora
Plant Pathology

Levent Yilmaz
Computer Science/Software Engineering

Tracy Witte
Psychology

Francesca Adler-Baeder
Human Development & Family Studies

James. R. Linder
Curriculum and Teaching

Stuart Loch
Physics

Xiao Qin
Computer Science & Software Engineering

Katheryn Scott-Lawrence
Entomology & Plant Pathology

Benson Akingbemi
Anatomy Physiology and Pharmacology

Dennis DeVries
Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences

Peter Hastie
School of Kinesiology

John Rapp
Psychology

Yaoqi Zhang
Forestry and Wildlife Science

Dawn Boothe
Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology

Stephen Dobson
Biological Sciences

Joseph Kloepper
Entomology and Plant Pathology

George Plasketes
Communication and Journalism

Anton DiSclafani
English

Zhongyang Cheng
Mechanical Engineering

Robert Boyd
Biological Sciences

Scott McElroy
Crop, Soil, & Environmental Sciences

Kira Bowen
Entomology & Plant Pathology

Past Recipients

2019 ALUMNI PROFESSORS

Francesca Adler-Baeder
College of Human Sciences
Human Development & Family Studies

James. R. Lindner
College of Education
Agriscience Education

Stuart Loch
College of Sciences and Mathematics
Physics

Xiao Qin
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
Computer Science & Software Engineering

Katheryn Scott-Lawrence
College of Agriculture
Plant Pathology

2018 ALUMNI PROFESSORS

Benson Akingbemi
Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology
College of Veterinary Medicine

Dennis DeVries
Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences
College of Agriculture

Peter Hastie
Kinesiology
School of Kinesiology/College of Education

John Rapp
Psychology
College of Liberal Arts

Yaoqi Zhang
Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
College of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences

2017 ALUMNI PROFESSORS

Kira Bowen
Plant Pathology Professor

Robert Boyd
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Sciences and Mathematics

Z. Y. Cheng
Materials Engineering
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

J. Scott McElroy
Department of Crop, Soil and
Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture

2016 ALUMNI PROFESSORS

Dawn Boothe
Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology
College of Veterinary Medicine

Stephen Dobson
Biological Sciences
College of Sciences and Mathematics

Joseph Kloepper
Entomology & Plant Pathology
College of College of Agriculture

George Plasketes
School of Communications & Journalism
College of Liberal Arts