Distinguished Professors Emeritus/Emerita

The title, Distinguished Professor, is conferred by the University of Manitoba on academic staff members who have demonstrated outstanding distinction in research, scholarship, creative endeavours, professional service and teaching. Up to three people may receive this honor each year, and not more than 25 professors may hold the title at one time. Distinguished Professors are appointed by the University's Board of Governors on the recommendation of a Distinguished Professor Selection Committee, chaired by the University's President and Vice-Chancellor.

Distinguished Professors upon retirement, shall automatically receive the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus/Emerita, whether or not they continue to actively engage in research or scholarship at the University of Manitoba.  The following list of academic staff members currently holding the title of Distinguished Professor Emeritus/Emerita indicates the year of their appointment, faculty and where applicable, department. 

 

 

Year
Appointed
Dist.
Professor
Name Department,
College,
Faculty
Date Received Title
of Distinguished
Professor
Emeritus/Emerita

1981 Friesen, H.G. Physiology,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
September 28, 2000
1982 Schaefer, T.P. Chemistry,
Science
September 21, 2004
1982 Sehon, A. Immunology,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
September 21, 2004
1983 Cohen, H. Applied Mathematics,
Science
September 21, 2004

 

1984 Gibson, D. Law September 21, 2004
1984 Morrish, A. Physics,
Science
September 21, 2004
1985 Kroetsch, R.P. English,
Arts
February 16, 1999
1985 Gratzer, George Mathematics,
Science
June 30, 2011
1986 Anthonisen, N. Medicine,
Health Sciences
September 21, 2004
1986 Klostermaier, K.K. Religion,
Arts
September 1, 1999
1986 Ronald, A.R. Medicine,
Health Sciences
September 1, 1999
1989 Eales, J.G. Zoology,
Science
September 21, 2004
1997 Anna, Timothy History,
Arts
July 1, 2010
1998 Smil, Vaclav Geography,
Arts
July 1, 2011
1999 Younes, Madgy Internal Medicine,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
September 21, 2004

 

1999 van Oers, Willem T.H. Physics and Astronomy,
Science
September 21, 2004

 

2002 Friesen, Gerald History,
Arts
August 31, 2011
2003 Chaturvedi, M. Mechanical and
Industrial Engineering,
Engineering
April 1, 2010
2006 Kwong, Julia Sociology,
Arts
Spring, 2007
2006 Martin, Garry Psychology,
Arts
January 1, 2009
2007 Degner, Lesley Nursing,
Health Sciences
March 6, 2013
2008 Page, John Physics and Astronomy,
Science
February 3, 2015
2002 Shafai, Lotfollah Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Engineering
February 2016
2003 Berkes, Fikret Natural Resources Institute, Environment, Earth, and Resources September 1, 2016
2008 Butler, Michael
Microbiology,
Science
September 1, 2016