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Carolina faculty members who have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):

Howard Aldrich (elected 2012)

Kenan Professor, Sociology; Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Business

Richard N. L. (Pete) Andrews, PhD (elected 1992)

Chair and Professor, Public Policy

Jeffrey Aube (elected 2004)

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Chemistry

Kerry S. Bloom, PhD (elected 2010)

Thad L. Beyle Distinguished Professor, Biology

Kenneth A. Bollen, PhD (elected 2008)

H.R. Immerwahr Distinguished Professor, Sociology

Judith Bond (elected 1990)

Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Maurice Brookhart, PhD (elected 2001)

William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry

Peter Calingaert (elected 1996)

Professor Emeritus, Computer Science

Michael Caplow, PhD (elected 1996)

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Charles Carter, PhD (elected 2012)

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Jeff Dangl, PhD (elected 2004)

John N. Couch Distinguished Professor, Biology; Adjunct Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Channing J. Der, PhD (elected 2019)

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor, Pharmacology

Blossom A. Damania, PhD (elected 2017)

Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine

Joseph M. DeSimone, PhD (elected 2006)

Chancellor’s Eminent Professor, Chemistry; William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Chemical Engineering, NC State University; Adjunct Member, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Henrik Dohlman (elected 2011)

Vice Chair and Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Barbara Entwisle, PhD (elected 2003)

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Sociology

Rosann Farber (elected 2014)

Professor, Genetics

Alan Feduccia, PhD (elected 1994)

S.K. Heninger Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Biology (retired)

Michel Gagne, PhD (elected 2012)

Mary Ann Smith Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

William Goldman (elected 2011)

Chair and Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Klaus Hahn, PhD (elected 2009)

Ronald Thurman Distinguished Professor, Pharmacology; Professor, Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products

Kendall Harden (elected 2014)

Professor Emeritus, Pharmacology

Jan Hermans, PhD (elected 1966)

Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry and Biophysics (retired)

Anthony J. Hickey, PhD, D.Sc. (elected 2005)

Professor Emeritus, Molecular Pharmaceutics (retired)

Richard G Hiskey (elected 1983)

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry

Dale Hutchinson (elected 2014)

Professor, Anthropology

Kenneth A. Jacobson, PhD (elected 2008)

Kenan Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

Charles Sidney Johnson, Jr., PhD (elected 1991)

Mary Ann Smith Professor, Chemistry

Jeffrey Johnson, PhD (elected 2018)

A. Ronald Gallant Distinguished Professor and Chair, Chemistry

Alan M. Jones, PhD (elected 2012)

Kenan Professor, Biology

Lyle V. Jones, PhD (elected 2008)

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Professor, Psychology

James W. Jorgenson, PhD (elected 1992)

William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor, Chemistry

Arne L. Kalleberg, PhD (elected 1997)

Kenan Professor, Sociology

Alan Karr (elected 2015)

Professor, Statistics and Operations Research; Professor, Biostatistics

John D. Kasarda, PhD, MBA (elected 1997)

Kenan Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Business

Joseph Kieber, PhD (elected 2009)

Professor, Biology

Joel Kingsolver, PhD (elected 1998)

William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor, Biology

Michael R. Kosorok, PhD (elected 2016)

W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Biostatistics

David S. Lawrence, PhD (elected 2005)

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products; Professor, Chemistry; Professor, Pharmacology

Kuo-Hsiung Lee, PhD (elected 1994)

Director, Natural Products Research Laboratories
Kenan Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Barry R. Lentz, PhD (elected 2001)

Director, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program
Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Paul W. Leslie, PhD (elected 2010)

Chair and Professor, Anthropology

Frances Ligler (elected 2013)

Lampe Distinguished Professor, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Wenbin Lin, PhD (elected 2010)

Professor, Chemistry; Professor, Pharmacy

Kenneth J. Lohmann, PhD (elected 2013)

Charles P. Postelle, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Biology

J. Ross Macdonald (elected 1959)

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus, Physics

Terry R. Magnuson, PhD (elected 2008)

Kay M. & Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor, Genetics

Ann G. Matthysse, PhD (elected 2012)

Professor, Biology

Thomas F. Meyer, PhD (elected 1981)

Arey Distinguished Professor, Chemistry

Karen Mohlke (elected 2014)

Professor, Genetics

Royce Murray, PhD (elected 1992)

Kenan Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry (retired)

Roger Narayan, PhD, MD (elected 2007)

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Joseph S. Pagano, MD (elected 2004)

Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research and Director Emeritus, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, Medicine; Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena (elected 2011)

Professor, Genetics
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Leslie Parise, PhD (elected 2007)

Chair and Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Robert K. Peet, PhD (elected 1984)

Professor, Biology

Mark A. Peifer, PhD (elected 2009)

Hooker Distinguished Professor, Biology

David A. Plaisted, PhD (elected 2000)

Professor, Computer Science

Patricia J. Pukkila, PhD (elected 2005)

Associate Professor, Biology
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Research

Nancy Raab-Traub (elected 2011)

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Matthew Redinbo (elected 2013)

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Chemistry; Professor, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Jose Rial, PhD (elected 2001)

Professor, Geological Sciences

Ronald R. Rindfuss, PhD (elected 1992)

Research Professor, Sociology; Fellow, Carolina Population Center

Edward T. Samulski, PhD (elected 1992)

Cary C. Boshamer Professor and Distinguished Professor, Chemistry

John R. Seed, PhD (elected 1965)

Professor, Epidemiology

Jeff Sekelsky (elected 2011)

Professor, Biology

Linda Spremulli, PhD (elected 2000)

Professor, Chemistry

John W. Stamm, DDS, DDPH (elected 1991)

Alumni Distinguished Professor, Dentistry

Lishan Su, PhD (elected 2012)

Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Patrick F. Sullivan, MD (elected 2010)

Ray M. Hayworth and Family Distinguished Professor, Psychiatry; Professor, Genetics; Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

Ronald Swanstrom, PhD (elected 2001)

Director, UNC Center for AIDS Research
Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics; Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Joseph L. Templeton, PhD (elected 2013)

Francis Preston Venable Professor of Chemistry

Joel E. Tepper, MD (elected 2013)

Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor, Clinical Research and Radiation Oncology

Nancy Thompson (elected 2014)

Professor, Chemistry

Stephen J. Walsh, PhD (elected 2006)

Professor, Geography; Member, Curriculum for Ecology and the Environment

Marcey Waters (elected 2017)

Glen H. Elder, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Chemistry; Vice Chair of Education

Kevin Weeks (elected 2012)

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Chemistry

Mark Wightman (elected 2001)

W.R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Chemistry

John F. Wilkerson, PhD (elected 2010)

John R. and Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Richard V. Wolfenden, PhD (elected 1983)

Alumni Distinguished Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry and Biophysics

J. Timothy Wright (elected 2013)

Distinguished Professor, Dentistry

Yue Xiong (elected 2011)

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Mark Zylka, PhD (elected 2017)

Director, UNC Neuroscience Center
W.R. Kenan Distinguished Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Last updated March 11, 2022.