Sixteen named distinguished professors at Penn State

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs has named 16 faculty members as distinguished professors.

The University's 2015 distinguished professors are:College of Agricultural Sciences-- Eric Harvill, professor of microbiology and infectious diseasesCollege of Arts and Architecture

-- Robert Nairn, professor of musicPenn State Berks

-- Robert Forrey, professor of physics

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

-- Katherine Freeman, professor of geosciencesCollege of Engineering

-- Vijaykrishnan Narayanan, professor of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering

-- Andrew Zydney, professor of chemical engineering

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

-- Pamela Silver, professor of biologyPenn State Harrisburg

-- Beverly Cigler, professor of public policy and administration

College of Health and Human Development

-- Susan M. McHale, professor of human development and family studies

Penn State Hershey College of Medicine

-- James Broach, professor and chair of biochemistry and molecular biology

-- Rongling Wu, director of Center for Statistical Genetics and professor of public health services and statistics

College of the Liberal Arts

-- Roger Finke, professor of sociology and religious studiesEberly College of Science

-- Reka Albert, professor of physics and professor of biology

-- Dennis Lin, professor of statistics

-- Mark Maroncelli, associate head for Undergraduate Education and professor of chemistry

Penn State Worthington Scranton

-- Philip Mosley, professor of English and comparative literature

Last Updated February 03, 2015