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Awards and Learned Society Memberships earned by W.U. faculty, students, and trustees

The format for all the entries is: name, title (if applicable/known), degree and alumni status in parentheses, and year of award if known. Nobel Prize winners are on a separate list.  This listing is for educational purposes, and is updated approximately once a year by the staff of Special Collections, Washington University Libraries.

Pulitzer Prize

(9 Prize Winners [4 faculty])

  • Josephine Johnson Cannon* (Arts & Sciences Class of 1933), 1935 for Letters: Fiction
  • Kenneth Cooper (Arts & Sciences Class of 1977), 1984 for Journalism: Investigative Reporting
  • Louise Glück, 2011 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1993 for Poetry
  • Hank Klibanoff, (Arts & Sciences, English major, Class of 1971), 2007 with co-author Gene Roberts for "The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation" Letters: History
  • William Inge,* Instructor in English, 1953 for Letters: Drama
  • Howard Nemerov,* Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English, 1978, for Letters: Poetry
  • Mike Peters (Fine Arts, Class of 1965), 1981 for Journalism: Editorial cartooning
  • Mona Van Duyn,* Instructor in University College and Arts & Sciences, 1987 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature,1991 for Letters: Poetry
  • Thomas Lanier (Tennessee) Williams,* (Arts & Sciences undergraduate, academic year 1936-1937), awarded in 1948 and 1955 both for Letters: Drama

current as of 4/17/2017

Poet Laureate of the United States

(4 Poets Laureates [3 faculty])

  • Howard Nemerov,* Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English, 1963-1964 and 1988-1990
  • William Jay Smith (Arts & Sciences 1939, M.A. 1941), 1968-1970
  • Mona Van Duyn,* Instructor in University College and Arts & Sciences, 1987 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1992-1993 [first woman appointed US Poet Laureate]
  • Louise Glück, 2011 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 2003-2004

current as of  4/17/2017

National Book Award

(2 Awardees)

  • Howard Nemerov,* Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English, 1978
  • Mona Van Duyn,* Instructor in University College and Arts & Sciences, 1987 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1971

National Book Critics Circle Award

(6 Awardees)

  • Mary Jo Bang, M.F.A., Professor of English, 2007
  • Gerald Early, Ph.D., Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, 1995
  • Stanley Elkin,* Ph.D., Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, 1982 and 1996 (posthumous award)
  • William H. Gass, Ph.D., David May Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, 1985, 1997, and 2003
  • Louise Glück, 2011 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1985
  • Claudia Rankine, 2015 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 2014 (in both Poetry and Criticism)

National Medal of Science

(15 Current and Past Medalists [10 faculty])

  • Stanley Cohen, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry, 1953-1959, 1986
  • Ronald R. Coifman, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics, 1968-1982, 2000
  • Francis S. Collin, M.D. Ph.D. Served on External Advisory Committee to Washington University Human Genome Center, 1991-1993, 2008
  • James Darnell (Medicine 1955), 2003
  • Hallowell Davis,* M.D., Professor Emeritus of Physiology, 1975
  • Viktor Hamburger,* Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1989
  • Arthur Kornberg,* M.D., Professor of Microbiology, 1979
  • Robert S. Langer, Sc. D., Marcus Memorial Lecturer 1998, 2006
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini, M.D., Professor Emerita of Biology, 1987
  • Daniel Nathans,* M.D. (Medicine 1954), 1993
  • Severo Ochoa,* M.D. Research Associate and Instructor in Pharmacology, 1940-1942, 1979
  • George E. Pake,* Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1948-1956 and 1963-1970, and Emeritus Trustee of Washington University, 1987
  • Michael I. Posner, Ph.D. Professor of Neuropsychology and Psychology in Neurology Neurosurgery, 1985-1989, 2008
  • Peter Raven, Ph.D., Engelmann Professor Emeritus of Botany, 2000
  • Earl Sutherland,* M.D. (Medicine 1942, Resident in Internal Medicine, 1943-1945), Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, 1945-1953, 1973
     
                                                                                                                                                                                                        current as of 4/17/2017

National Medal of Arts

(2 Past Medalists)

  • Leigh Gerdine,* Ph.D. Blewett Professor of Music, 1951-1969, 1989
  • Howard Nemerov,* Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English, 1987

National Academy of Sciences

(49 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [48 faculty]) + indicates career continued at additional institutions

  • Richard Askey, Ph.D. (Arts & Sciences 1955), Instructor 1958-1961, 1999 +
  • Roger N. Beachy, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1997 +
  • Steven M. Beverley, Professor,
  • Floyd E. Bloom, M.D., Trustee, 1960 +
  • Aaron J. Ciechanover, M.D., D.Sc., Research Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel and Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, 2007 +
  • Gerty Cori, Professor
  • Ramanath Cowsik, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 2004
  • Roy Curtiss, III, Ph.D., George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2001+
  • William H. Daughaday,* M.D., Professor of Medicine, 1986 +
  • Hallowell Davis, Professor
  • Carl Frieden, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 1988
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Alumni Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 2001
  • Evarts A. Graham, M.D., Professor
  • Viktor Hamburger,* Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1953
  • John. E. Heuser, Professor
  • Ira J. Hirsh,* Ph.D., Research Professor Emeritus of Otolaryngology and Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1979
  • David M. Kipnis, M.D., Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1981
  • Scott J. Hultgren, Professor
  • David M. Kipnis, Professor
  • Stuart A. Kornfeld, M.D., David C. and Betty Farrell Distinguished Professor of Medicine, 1982
  • Stanley Korsmeyer,* M.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator of Medicine and Professor of Medicine, 1995
  • Paul E. Lacy,* Ph.D., M.D., Professor Emeritus of Pathology, 1983
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini, M.D., Professor Emerita of Biology, 1968 +
  • Leo Loeb, Professor
  • Oliver H. Lowry, Professor
  • Philip Majerus, M.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Professor of Internal Medicine, 1986
  • Carl Moore, Professor
  • Kenneth M. Murphy, M.D., Ph.D., Eugene Opie Centennial Professor of Pathology and Immunology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, 2016
  • Philip Needleman, Ph.D., Research Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1987
  • George E. Pake,* Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1948-1956 and 1963-1970, and Emeritus Trustee of Washington University, 1976 +
  • Marcus E. Raichle, M.D., Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Professor of Radiology and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, 1996
  • Peter Raven, Ph.D., Engelmann Professor Emeritus of Botany, 1977 +
  • Joshua R. Sanes, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Neurobiology, 2002 +
  • Barbara A. Schaal, Ph.D., Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor of Biology and Professor of Genetics, 1999
  • Robert D. Schreiber
  • Philip Shaffer
  • Donald C. Shreffler
  • Joan E. Strassmann
  • Nobuo Suga, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1998
  • Erik Trinkaus, Ph.D., Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences, 1996
  • Endel Tulving, Ph.D., Clark Way Harrison Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology, 1988 +
  • Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul & Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology & Immunology, 1987
  • J.E. Varner
  • Herbert W. “Skip” Virgin IV, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and head of the Department of Pathology and Immunology, 2016
  • Robert M. Walker,* Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Professor of Physics, 1973
  • Patty Jo Watson, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished Professor Emerita of Anthropology, 1988
  • Samuel I. Weissman,* Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1966
  • Clifford M. Will, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Professor of Physics, 2007 +
  • Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., Sam J. Levin and Audrey Loew Levin Chair for Research in Arthritis, Professor of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, 2007

current as of 4/17/2017

National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine

(50 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [46 faculty])

  • John P. Atkinson, M.D., Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Professor of Molecular Microbiology, 1996
  • Floyd E. Bloom, M.D. Trustee, 1960
  • Aaron J. Ciechanover, M.D., D.Sc., Research Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel and Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, 2008
  • C. Robert Cloninger, M.D., Wallace Renard Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Genetics, 1989
  • Graham Colditz, M.D., Dr.P.H., Niess-Gain Professor and associate director of Prevention and Control at the Siteman Cancer Center, 2007
  • Jerome R. Cox, Jr., Sc.D., Senior Professor of Computer Science, 1971
  • Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., M.D., Henry G. and Edith R. Schwartz Professor and Chair of Neurological Surgery, 2010
  • William H. Danforth, M.D., Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Medicine, 1971
  • William H. Daughaday, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Medicine
  • Joseph M. Davie, M.D., Ph.D., 1987
  • Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., Ferring Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer and Related Disorders; professor of pediatrics, biostatistics, and neurology, 2009
  • Thomas F. Deuel, M.D., Lewis T. and Rosalind B. Apple Professor of Oncology in Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 1993
  • Timothy Eberlein, M.D., Bixby Professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor and director of the Siteman Cancer Center, 2007
  • Alex Evers, M.D., Henry Eliot Mallinckrodt Professor and head of the Department of Anesthesiology, 2005
  • Richard H. Gelberman, M.D., Fred C. Reynolds Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003
  • Robert J. Glaser, M.D. Medical School faculty and Emeritus Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis (charter member)
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor, 2008
  • Samuel B. Guze
  • David M. Holtzman, M.D., Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor of Neurology, 2008
  • Raj Jain, Ph.D., Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox Jr. Professor in Computer Science
  • Sherman A. James, Ph.D. (Graduate Arts & Sciences 1973), 2000
  • Michael M. Karl,* M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine (Senior Member)
  • David M. Kipnis, M.D., Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1974
  • Stuart Kornfeld, M.D., David C. and Betty Farrell Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 1984
  • Paul E. Lacy,* Ph.D., M.D., Professor Emeritus of Pathology
  • Timothy J. Ley, M.D., Alan and and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine and Professor of Genetics, 2003
  • Virgil Loeb, Jr.,* M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Philip Majerus, M.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and Professor of Internal Medicine, 1988
  • Susan Mackinnon, M.D., Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Professor and chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Professor of Occupational Therapy, and Professor of Otolaryngology, 2007
  • Kelle H. Moley, M.D., James P. Crane Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2014
  • Carl V. Moore
  • Philip Needleman, Ph.D., Research Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1993
  • John W. Olney, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Neuropathology, 1996
  • George E. Pake,* Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1948-1956 and 1963-1970, and Emeritus Trustee of Washington University, 1971
  • William A. Peck, M.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Medicine, 1998
  • Kenneth S. Polonsky, M.D., Adolphus Busch Professor and head of the Department of Internal Medicine, 2006
  • Marcus E. Raichle, M.D., Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Professor of Radiology and Professor of Neurology & Neurological Surgery, 1992
  • Lee N. Robins*, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry
  • Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Pediatrics; and Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1999
  • Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine, and Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor, 1993
  • Bennett Shaywitz, M.D. (Arts & Sciences 1960, Medicine, 1963), 2002
  • Michel M. Ter-Pogossian
  • Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul & Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology & Immunology, 1987
  • Richard Wahl
  • Michael J. Welch, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology and Professor of Developmental Biology, 1999
  • Samuel A. Wells, Jr., M.D., Bixby Professor of Surgery, 1987
  • Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., Sam J. Levin and Audrey Loew Levin Chair for Research in Arthritis, Professor of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Director of Medical Scientist Training Program, 2012
  • Charles F. Zorumski, M.D., Samuel B. Guze Professor of Neurobiology and Head of Psychiatry, 2012
  • Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Anesthesiology, 2013
  • J. Evan Sadler, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, 2013

current as of 4/17/2017

 

Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

(7 Fellows)

  • James G. Miller, Ph.D., Albert Gordon Hill Professor of Physics (Graduate Arts & Sciences 1969), 2000
  • Yoram Rudy, Ph.D., Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering
  • Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, 2011
  • Harold W. Shipton,* F.I.E.R.E., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, 1993
  • Salvatore P. Sutera, Ph.D., Senior Professor of Biomedical Engineering, 1992
  • Younan Xia, Ph.D., James M. McKelvey Professor of biomedical engineering, 2011
  • Frank C-P Yin, Ph.D., M.D., Stephen F. and Camilla T. Brauer Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Medicine, 1993

National Academy of Engineering

(5 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [4 faculty])

  • Andrew Chraplyvy (Arts and Sciences 1972),
  • Jonathan S. Turner, Ph.D., Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr. Professor of Computer Science, 2007
  • Yoram Rudy, Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering, 2003
  • Charles Wolfe,* Ph.D., Professor of Electrical Engineering, 1991
  • John Zaborszky,* D.Sc., Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics, 1984

current as of 4/17/2017

Fellows, American Association for the Advancement of Science

(76 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University)

  • Ramesh K. Agarwal, Ph.D., William Palm Professor of Engineering
  • Garland Allen, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2009
  • David A. Balota, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Professor of Neurology, 2003
  • Roger Beachy, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 1986
  • Bernard Becker, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 1985
  • Stephen M. Beverley, Ph.D., Marvin A. Brennecke Professor and Head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology, 2007
  • Robert E. Blankenship, Ph.D., Lucille Markey Distinguished Professor of Arts & Sciences, Professor of Biology and of Chemistry, 2004
  • David L. Browman, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, 1992
  • Peter M.J. Burgers, Ph.D., Marvin Brennecke Professor in Biological Chemistry, 2011
  • C. Robert Cloninger, M.D., Wallace and Lucille K. Renard Professor of Pyschiatry and Professor of Genetics
  • William H. Danforth, M.D., Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Medicine, 1982
  • William H. Daughaday, M.D., Irene E. and Michael M. Karl Professor Emeritus of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the John Milliken Department of Medicine
  • Thomas F. Deuel, M.D., Lewis T. and Rosalind B. Apple Professor of Oncology in Medicine, 1995
  • Tamara L. Doering, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Microbiology, 2011
  • Sarah C.R. Elgin, Ph.D., Viktor Hamburger Professor of Biology, 1988
  • Eliot Elson, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 2005
  • Carl Frieden, Ph.D. Alumni Endowed Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 1995
  • Gayle J. Fritz, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, 2005
  • Jonathan D. Gitlin, M.D., Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Genetics and of Pathology and Immunology, 2007
  • Robert J. Glaser, M.D. Medical School faculty and Emeritus Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis
  • George Gokel, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Developmental Biology, 1997
  • Daniel E. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Medicine and Molecular Microbiology, 2001
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology
  • Eduardo A. Groisman, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in Molecular Microbiology, 2007
  • C. David Gutsche, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, 1985
  • John E. Heuser, M.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2007
  • Charles F. Hildebolt, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology, 2008
  • Scott Hultgren, Ph.D., Helen L. Stoever Professor of Molecular Microbiology, 2009
  • Mark F. Jacquin, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, 2005
  • Eugene M. Johnson, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology and of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 2006
  • H. Mark Johnston, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, 2006
  • Timothy J. Ley, M.D., Alan and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Medicine and Professor of Genetics, 2003
  • Jeff W. Lichtman, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, 2001
  • Timothy M. Lohman, Ph.D., Marvin Brennecke Professor of Biological Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 2005
  • Jonathan B. Losos, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2005
  • Kenneth Ludmerer, M.D., Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor in the History of Medicine and Professor of History, 1990
  • Philip Majerus, M.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Professor of Internal Medicine, 1987
  • Fiona B. Marshall, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology and of African and African-American Studies, 2011
  • William B. McKinnon, Ph.D., Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2006
  • Robert P. Mecham, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine, 2007
  • G. Edward Montgomery, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, 1982
  • Robert P. Morgan, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Technology and Human Affairs, 1992
  • Daniel S. Ory, M.D., Professor of Medicine and of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2008
  • Philip A. Osdoby, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2005
  • Himadri B. Pakrasi, Ph.D., George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor of Biology, Professor of Energy, 2003
  • William A. Peck, M.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Medicine, 1992
  • Steven E. Petersen, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2003
  • Jane Phillips-Conroy, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Professor of Anthropology, 2005
  • Craig S. Pikaard, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2008
  • Helen M. Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology and of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator in Cell Biology and Physiology, 2007
  • Robert A. Pollak, Ph.D., Hernreich Distinguished Professor of Economics, 1991
  • Ralph S. Quatrano, Ph.D., Spencer T. Olin Professor and Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science, 2003
  • Marcus E. Raichle, M.D., Professor of Radiology, Neurology, and Anatomy and Neurobiology, 1997
  • Eric J. Richards, Professor of Biology, 2005
  • Henry L. Roediger, III, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, 1994
  • Joshua R. Sanes, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Neurobiology, 1992
  • Mary J. Sansalone, Ph.D., Professor of Structural Engineering [NOTE: no longer at WUSTL]
  • Barbara Schaal, Ph.D., Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor of Biology and Professor of Genetics
  • Jean E. Schaffer, M.D., the Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Professor of Developmental Biology, 2008
  • Milton J. Schlesinger, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Molecular Microbiology, 2000
  • Sondra Schlesinger, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Molecular Microbiology, 1997
  • Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D., Alumni Professor of Pathology and Professor of Molecular Microbiology, 1997
  • Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D., Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 2006
  • Robert M. Senior, M.D., Dorothy R. and Hubert C. Moog Professor of Pulmonary Diseases in Medicine
  • Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine, and Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor
  • Audrey S. Shaw, M.D., Emir R. Unanue Professor of Immunology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, 2009
  • Philip D. Stahl, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2001
  • Robert W. Sussman, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, 2001
  • Alan R. Templeton, Ph.D., Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, 1997
  • Jessie L. Ternberg, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Surgery, 2000
  • Endel Tulving, Ph.D., Clark Way Harrison Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology
  • David C. Van Essen, Ph.D., Edison Professor of Neurobiology, 1995
  • Herbert W. Virgin, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Immunology, 2005
  • Patty Jo Watson, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished Professor Emerita of Anthropology, 1985
  • George M. Weinstock, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, 2008
  • Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics and of Molecular Microbiology, 2008
  • Thomas A. Woolsey, M.D., Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Engineering, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery, 2001
  • Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., Chancellor, 1986
  • Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., Sam J. Levin and Audrey Loew Levin Chair for Research in Arthritis, Professor of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, 2009

Fellows, American Association for the Advancement of Medicine

(2 Current or Past members)

  • William H. Daughaday, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Medicine, 1985
  • Paul E. Lacy,* Ph.D., M.D., Professor Emeritus of Pathology, 1985

American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

(9 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [6 faculty])

  • William H. Gass, Ph.D., David May Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, 1983
  • John Morris,* Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English, 1979
  • Mona Van Duyn,* Instructor in University College and Arts & Sciences, 1987 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1983
  • Stanley Elkin, Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, 1982
  • Louise Glück, 2011 Visiting Fannie Hurst Professor of Creative Literature, 1996
  • Charles Eames (former student), 1977
  • Thomas Lanier (Tennessee) Williams,* (Arts & Sciences undergraduate, academic year 1936-1937), 1952
  • Howard Nemerov, Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English, 1980
  • Peter Saul, (BFA 1956), 2010

Foreign Honorary Member

  • Fumihiko Maki, assistant professor architecture, 2010

current as of 4/17/2017

Fellows, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

(66 Current or Past members associated with Washington University [60 faculty] )

  • Winfield Scott Chaplin, Chancellor, 1887
  • William Chauvenet, Chancellor, 1850
  • Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D., Professor Biology 1993
  • Stanley Cohen, Ph.D., Professor, 1984
  • Mildred Cohn, M.D. Benjamin Rush Professor Emerita of Physiological Chemistry, 1968
  • Arthur Holly Compton, Professor of Physics and Chancellor, 1928
  • Edward Uhler Condon, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, 1947
  • Gerty Theresa Cori, Ph. D., Professor, 1953
  • William H. Danforth, M.D., Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Medicine, 1982
  • William H. Daughaday, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Medicine, 1989
  • Susan K. Dutcher, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics and of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2010
  • Gerald Early, Ph.D., Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, 1997
  • Sarah C.R. Elgin, Ph.D., Viktor Hamburger Professor of Biology, 2012
  • Thomas S. Eliot, attended Smith Academy, 1954
  • Elliot Lawrence Elson, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 2013
  • Lee Epstein, Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, 2006
  • Carl Frieden, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 2004
  • William H. Gass, Ph.D., David May Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, 1982
  • Walter Gellhorn, M.D., Professor of Medicine, 1961
  • Robert J. Glaser, M.D. Medical School faculty and Emeritus Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis, 1965
  • Ursula Goodenough, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, 2009
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology, 2004
  • Viktor Hamburger,* Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of Biology Emeritus, 1959
  • John E. Heuser, M.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, 2005
  • Larry L. Jacoby, Professor of Psychological and Brian Sciences, 2016
  • David M. Kipnis, M.D., Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, 1974
  • Stuart Kornfeld, M.D., David C. and Betty Farrell Distinguished Professor of Medicine, 1988
  • Paul E. Lacy,* M.D., Professor Emeritus of Pathology, 1991
  • Timothy J. Ley, M.D., Alan and Edith Wolff Professor of Medicine; Professor of Genetics, 2010
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini, M.D., Professor Emerita of Biology
  • Kenneth M. Ludmerer, M.D., Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor in the History of Medicine and Professor of History, 2002
  • Philip Majerus, M.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Professor of Internal Medicine, 1988
  • Edward J. Mallinckrodt, honorary degree, 1959
  • John F. McDonnell, Vice Chairman of Washington University Board of Trustees, 2004
  • W.E. Moerner (three bachelor's degrees ­ in physics, electrical engineering and mathematics, 1975)
  • George E. Mylonas, Ph.D., founding chair of the Department of Art History and Archeology, 1961
  • Philip Needleman,  former professor and associate dean, School of Medicine, 2015
  • Douglass C. North, Ph.D., Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts & Sciences, 1987
  • Carl Phillips, M.F.A., Professor of English and Professor of African-American Studies, 2004
  • Helen M. Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology and Professor of Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Robert A. Pollak, Ph.D., Hernreich Distinguished Professor of Economics, 1999
  • David C. Queller, Ph.D., Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology, 2008
  • Marcus E. Raichle, Wolff Distinguished Professor of Medicine, 1998
  • Peter Raven, Ph.D., Engelmann Professor Emeritus of Botany, 1977
  • Lee N. Robins*, Ph.D., University Professor of Social Science, 1999
  • Henry L. Roediger, III, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, 2005
  • Barbara A. Schaal, Ph.D., Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor of Biology and Professor of Genetics, 2006
  • Norman J. Schofield, Ph.D., William R. Taussig Professor of Political Economy, Professor of Political Science, 2005
  • Robert D. Schreiber, Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Pathology and Immunology, 2010
  • Larry J. Shapiro, M.D., Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine, 1995
  • Robert B. Shapiro, J.D., Washington University Board of Trustees, 1996
  • Joan E. Strassmann, Ph.D., Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, 2008
  • Nobuo Suga, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1992
  • Frank William Taussig (attended 1870s), 1889
  • Alan R. Templeton, Ph.D., Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology Emeritus and Professor of Genetics & Biomedical Engineering, 2012
  • William Trelease, Engelmann Professor of Botany, 1892
  • Endel Tulving, Ph.D., Clark Way Harrison Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology
  • Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology, 1989
  • Mona Van Duyn,* 1996
  • Patty Jo Watson, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished Professor Emerita of Anthropology, 1997
  • Murray L. Weidenbaum, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Economics, 2007
  • Samuel I. Weissman,* Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1963
  • James V. Wertsch, Ph.D., Marshall S. Snow Professor in Arts & Sciences, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology, Professor International and Area Studies, 2009
  • Clifford M. Will, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Professor of Physics, 2002
  • Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., Chancellor, 1988
  • Wayne M. Yokoyama, M.D., Sam J. Levin and Audrey Loew Levin Chair for Research in Arthritis, Professor of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, 2009

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American Philosophical Society

(5 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [5 faculty])

  • Robert J. Glaser, M.D. Medical School faculty and Emeritus Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis, 2000
  • Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor, 2014
  • Peter Raven, Ph.D., Engelmann Professor Emeritus of Botany, 1988
  • Patty Jo Watson, Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished Professor Emerita of Anthropology, 2000
  • Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., Chancellor, 2001

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MacArthur Prize Fellowships

(6 Prize Winners [4 faculty])

  • Ruth DeFries, Ph.D., BA 1976, 2007
  • Cornell H. Fleischer, Ph.D., Professor of History, 1988
  • Judy Pfaff, B.F.A 1971, 2004
  • Peter Raven, Ph.D., Engelmann Professor Emeritus of Botany, 1985
  • Susan Rotroff, Ph.D., Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in the Humanities, 1988
  • Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., Chancellor, 1983

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David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowships in Science and Engineering

(5 Fellows)

  • David A. Fike, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Isotype Biogeochemistry, 2010
  • Barbara Kunkel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, 1996
  • Richard Loomis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2002
  • Jonathan Losos, Ph.D., 2001
  • Michael Wysession, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 1992

Fellows, American Institute of Architects

(12 Current or Past Fellows associated with Washington University)

  • Jamie Cannon (Architecture 1960)
  • Paul J. Donnelly, Rebecca & John Voyles Professor of Architecture
  • George F. Hellmuth* (Architecture 1928, Graduate Architecture 1931)
  • George E. Kassabaum* (Architecture 1947) Instructor in Design 1947-1951, and Trustee of Washington University, 1979-1982
  • Constantine Michaelides, Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture
  • Gyo Obata (Architecture 1945)
  • Joseph R. Passonneau, Professor of Architecture and former Dean, School of Architecture, 1966
  • Buford Pickens,* Professor Emeritus of Architecture, 1967
  • John Beverley Robinson,* Professor of Architecture and former Dean, School of Architecture
  • Jerome J. Sincoff (Architecture 1956), former Dean, School of Architecture
  • Cynthia Weese, (Architecture 1962, Graduate Architecture 1965), former Dean, School of Architecture
  • Michael Willis (Arts & Sciences 1973, Graduate Architecture 1976, Social Work 1976)

Fellows, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

(22 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University)

  • Ramesh K. Agarwal, Ph.D., William Palm Professor of Engineering, 2002
  • R. Martin Arthur, Ph.D., Newton R. and Sarah Louisa Glasgow Wilson Professor of Electrical & Systems Engineering
  • Christopher I. Byrnes*, Ph.D., Edward H. and Florence G. Skinner Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics
  • Jerome R. Cox. Jr., D.Sc., Senior Professor of Computer Science
  • David L. Elliott, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Systems Science and Mathematics
  • Mark A. Franklin, Ph.D., Hugo F. and Ina Champ Urbauer Professor of Engineering
  • Bijoy K. Ghosh, Ph.D., Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics
  • Ronald S. Indeck, Das Family Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Alberto Isidori, Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics
  • Raj Jain, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
  • James G. Miller, Ph.D., Albert Gordon Hill Professor of Physics (Graduate Arts & Sciences 1969), 1998
  • Marcel Muller, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
  • Arye Nehorai, Ph.D., Eugene and Martha Lohman Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Joseph A. O'Sullivan, Samuel C. Sachs Professor of Electrical Engineeing
  • Willam F. Pickard, Ph.D., Senior Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering
  • Yoram Rudy, Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering
  • Donald L. Snyder, Ph.D., Senior Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering
  • Barry E. Spielman, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Tzyh-Jong Tarn, Ph.D., Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics
  • Jonathan S. Turner, Ph.D., Barbara J. and Jerome R. Cox, Jr. Professor of Computer Science
  • Charles Wolfe,* Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
  • John Zaborszky,* D.Sc., Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics

Fellow, Royal Society of London

(1 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University)

  • Endel Tulving, Ph.D., Clark Way Harrison Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology

Member, American Law Institute

(38 Current or Past Members associated with Washington University [29 faculty members])

  • Susan Frelich Appleton, J.D., Lemma Barkeloo and Phoebe Couzins Professor of Law
  • Mark G. Arnold, J.D., Partner of Husch Blackwell LLP, Alumnus
  • Louis F. Bonacorsi, J.D., Partner of Bryan Cave LLP, Alumnus
  • Kathleen F. Brickey, J.D., James Carr Professor of Criminal Jurisprudence
  • Kathleen Clark, J.D., Professor of Law, 2007
  • John Michael Clear, J.D., Partner of Bryan Cave LLP, Alumnus
  • David A. Collins, J.D., President of the Board of the American Bar Foundation, 2017
  • Dave L. Cornfeld, J.D., Adjunct Professor; former senior partner at Husch & Eppenberger LLC
  • Kathianne Knaup Crane, J.D., Judge at Missouri Court of Appeals, Alumnus
  • Dorsey D. Ellis Jr., J.D., Dean Emeritus and William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
  • Michael M. Greenfield, J.D., George Alexander Madill Professor of Contracts and Commercial Law
  • John Owen Haley, L.L.M., William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law
  • Jean C. Hamilton, J.D., Adjunct Professor
  • Rebecca E. Hollander-Blumoff, J.D., Professor of Law
  • J. Russell Jackson, J.D., Adjunct Professor
  • Daniel L. Keating, J.D., Tyrrell Williams Professor of Law
  • Pauline T. Kim, J.D., Charles Nagel Professor of Constitutional Law; Professor of Political Science
  • Alan C. Kohn, J.D., Adjunct Professor; Partner of Kohn, Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum LLP, Alumnus
  • Stephen H. Legomsky, J.D., D.Phil., John S. Lehmann University Professor
  • Don G. Lents, J.D., Adjunct Professor; Sr. Partner and Chair Emeritus of Bryan Cave LLP, Alumnus
  • Barry S. Levin, J.D., Partner at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP - San Francisco, Alumnus, 2016
  • Ronald Levin, J.D., former Associate Dean of School of Law (1990-1993), William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law, 2013
  • David Charles Mason, J.D., Judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri, Alumnus
  • Charles R. McManis, J.D., Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law
  • Frank W. Miller,* LL.B., S.J.D., James Carr Professor Emeritus of Criminal Jurisprudence
  • Kimberly Jade Norwood, J.D., Professor of Law
  • Ronald A. Norwood, J.D., Adjunct Professor; Member of Lewis Rice LLC, Alumnus
  • Kevin F. O'Malley, J.D., Adjunct Professor; Partner at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, Alumnus
  • Pamela D. Perdue, J.D., Adjunct Professor
  • Alan E. Popkin, J.D., Partner of St. Louis office of Husch & Eppenberger LLC, Alumnus
  • Maury B. Poscover, J.D., Partner of St. Louis office of Husch & Eppenberger LLC, Alumnus
  • Neil, M. Richards, J.D., Professor of Law, 2015
  • Laura A. Rosenbury, J.D., Professor of Law, John S. Lehmann Research Professor, 2011
  • Theodore Ruger, J.D., Professor of Law; Dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2015
  • Leila Nadya Sadat, D.E.A., Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law
  • Hillary A. Sale, J.D., Walter D. Coles Professor of Law
  • Joel Seligman, J.D., former Dean, School of Law
  • Kent D. Syverud, J.D., Ethan A. H. Shepley University Professor; Dean, School of Law; and Associate Vice Chancellor of Washington, D.C. Programs

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