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
Distinguished
Professor
Name Department,
College,
Faculty
Year Received Title
of Distinguished
Professor
Emeritus/Emerita

1981 Friesen, H.G. Physiology,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
2000
1982 Schaefer, T.P. Chemistry,
Science
2004
1982 Sehon, A. Immunology,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
2004
1983 Cohen, H. Applied Mathematics,
Science
2004
1984 Gibson, D. Law 2004
1984 Morrish, A. Physics,
Science
2004
1985 Kroetsch, R.P. English,
Arts
1999
1985 Gratzer, George Mathematics,
Science
2011
1986 Anthonisen, N. Medicine,
Health Sciences
2004
1986 Klostermaier, K.K. Religion,
Arts
1999
1986 Ronald, A.R. Medicine,
Health Sciences
1999
1989 Eales, J.G. Zoology,
Science
2004
1993 Wolfart, H. Christoph Linguistics,
Arts
2012
1997 Anna, Timothy History,
Arts
2010
1998 Smil, Vaclav Geography,
Arts
2011
1999 Younes, Madgy Internal Medicine,
Medicine,
Health Sciences
2004

 

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

 

2002 Friesen, Gerald History,
Arts
2011
2002 Shafai, Lotfollah Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Engineering
2016
2003 Berkes, Fikret Natural Resources Institute, Environment, Earth, and Resources 2016
2003 Chaturvedi, M. Mechanical and
Industrial Engineering,
Engineering
2010
2006 Kwong, Julia Sociology,
Arts
2007
2006 Martin, Garry Psychology,
Arts
2009
2007 Degner, Lesley Nursing,
Health Sciences
2013
2008 Page, John Physics and Astronomy,
Science
2015
2008 Butler, Michael
Microbiology,
Science
2016
2010 Holley, Richard Food Science,
Agricultural and Food Sciences
2016