UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Endowed Chairs

CAMPUSWIDE

Edward A. Dickson Emeriti Professorship
University of California Presidential Chair
Edward A. Dickson, Donor
Arthur Sylvester, Dickson Emeriti Professor

Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Academic Initiative Professorships (4)
Current Initiative: Systems Biology
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp H ’09/MA ’70, Donors
Cheryl Briggs, Mellichamp Professor
Otger Campas-Rigau, Mellichamp Professor
Jamey Marth, Mellichamp Professor
Samir Mitragotri, Mellichamp Professor

Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Academic Initiative Professorships (4)
Current Initiative: Globalization
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp H ’09/MA ’70, Donors
Janet Afary, Mellichamp Professor
Alison Brysk, Mellichamp Professor
Michael Curtin, Mellichamp Professor
Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Mellichamp Professor

Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Academic Initiative Professorships (4)
Current Initiative: Sustainability
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp H ’09/MA ’70, Donors
Susannah Scott, Mellichamp Professor

University of California Presidential Chair I

University of California Presidential Chair II
Inter Disciplinary Sciences
Alan J. Heeger, Presidential Professor
2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

University of California Presidential Chair III
Department of Physics
Michael Witherell, Presidential Professor

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Eugene Aas Chair in Computer Science
Computer Science Department
Mark and Susan Bertelsen ’66/’67, Donors

ALCOA Chair in Materials
Materials Department
The Aluminum Company of America, Donor
Tresa Pollock, ALCOA Professor

Richard A. Auhll Professorship and Dean’s Chair in Engineering
College of Engineering
Richard A. Auhll, Donor
Rod Alferness, Auhll Professor and Dean

Cree Chair in Solid State Lighting and Display
Materials Department
Cree Inc., F. Neal Hunter, Umesh and Susan Mishra, and Steven P. DenBaars, Donors
Shuji Nakamura, Cree Professor

Glen and Susanne Culler Chair in Computer Science
Computer Science Department
Zhu Family Foundation and Anonymous, Donors
Stefano Tessaro, Culler Professor

Doluca Family Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Tunç and F. Lale Doluca ’81, Donors
Mark Rodwell, Doluca Professor

The Tony Evans Chair in Structural Materials
Materials Department
Robert and Victoria Mehrabian, Donors
Various Donors
Robert McMeeking, Evans Professor

Christian A. Felipe Chair in Technology Management
Technology Management Program
Christian A. Felipe, Donor

Investment Group of Santa Barbara Founding Director of the Master’s of Technology Management Program
and Duca Family Professor of Technology Management

Technology Management Program
Reece Duca ’66, Donor

Fred Kavli Chair in Nanotechnology
College of Engineering
Fred Kavli H ’05, Donor
John Bowers, Kavli Professor

Fred Kavli Chair in Optoelectronics and Sensors
College of Engineering
Fred Kavli H ’05, Donor
Larry Coldren, Kavli Professor

Edward Noble Kramer Chair in Materials
College of Engineering
Edward J. and Gail W. Kramer, Donors
Rachel Segalman, Kramer Professor

Herbert Kroemer Chair in Materials Science
Materials Department
Robert and Victoria Mehrabian and Anonymous Donors
Chris Van de Walle, Kroemer Professor

Leadership Chair in Computer Science
College of Engineering
Anonymous, Donor
Richard Kemmerer, Leadership Professor

Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Control
Chemical Engineering Department
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp H ’09/MA ’70, Donors
Frank J. Doyle III, Mellichamp Professor

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Chair in Functional Materials
College of Engineering
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Donor
Glenn Fredrickson, Mitsubishi Professor

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Chair in Solid State Lighting and Display
College of Engineering
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Donor
Steven P. DenBaars, Mitsubishi Professor

Venkatesh Narayanamurti Chair in Computer Science
Computer Science Department
Karl and Pamela Meyer Lopker ’73/’77, Donors
Xifeng Yan, Narayanamurti Professor

Warren and Katharine Schlinger Distinguished Professorship in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Department
Warren and Katharine Schlinger, Donors
L. Gary Leal, Schlinger Professor

Seoul Optodevice Chair in Solid State Lighting
College of Engineering
Seoul Optodevice Co., Ltd, Donor
James Speck, Seoul Professor

Donald W. Whittier Chair in Electrical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
The Mericos Foundation, Donor
Umesh Mishra, Whittier Professor

Fred and Linda R. Wudl Chair in Materials Science
Materials Department
Fred and Linda R. Wudl, Donors

COLLEGE OF LETTERS AND SCIENCE

Güenter and June Ahlers Chair in Experimental Physics
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Güenter and June Ahlers, Donors
Andrew Cleland, Ahlers Professor

King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies
History Department
The Saudi Royal Family, Donors
Adam Sabra, King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Professor

Alec P. Alexander Chair in Economics
Economics Department
Walter and Thelma Mead, Donors

James and Sarah Argyropoulos Chair in Hellenic Studies
College of Letters and Science
James and Sarah Argyropoulos, Donors
Helen Morales, Argyropoulos Professor

Richard F. Aster, Jr. Chair in Economics
Economics Department
Richard F. Aster, Jr., Donor

José Miguel de Barandiarán Chair in Basque Studies
Spanish and Portuguese Department
Ministry of Culture of the Autonomous Basque
Government in Spain, and the Federation of
Basque-Navarrese Savings and Loan, Donors
Viola Miglio, Jose Miguel de Barandiaran Professor

Leonard Broom Chair in Demography
College of Letters and Science
Social Sciences Division
Leonard* and Gretchan Broom, Donors
Shelley Lundberg, Broom Professor

John Carbon Chair in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Department
Amgen Foundation, William K. Bowes, Jr.
Foundation, Franklin and Catherine Johnson
Foundation, and the Rathmann Family
Foundation, Donors
Jamey Marth, Carbon Professor

Virgil Cordano, OFM, Chair in Catholic Studies
Religious Studies Department
Charles Schwab, Charles and Harriet Burke,
Richard and Marguerité Berti, and the
Franciscan Friars, Donors
Ann Taves, Cordano Professor

Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Chair in Music Composition
Music Department
The Sherrill C. and Dorothy Corwin Foundation, Donor
Clarence Barlow, Corwin Professor

The XIVth Dalai Lama Chair in Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies
Religious Studies Department
Individuals, Foundations, and Corporations, Donors
José Ignacio Cabezón, XIVth Dalai Lama Professor

Jack and Laura Dangermond Chair in Geography
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Jack and Laura Dangermond, Donors
Werner Kuhn, Dangermond Professor

Dehlsen Chair in Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies Program
James G. P. and Deanna C. Dehlsen, Donors

Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts Chair
College of Letters and Science
Michael Douglas, Donor
John Majewski, Douglas Professor and Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts

Robert and Patricia Duggan Chair in Organic Chemistry
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Duggan, Donors
Denise Montell, Duggan Professor

Robert and Patricia Duggan Chair in Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences
Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Duggan, Donors
Craig Montell, Duggan Professor

Marsha and Jay Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies
Humanities and Fine Arts
Marsha and Jay Glazer Foundation, Donor
Elliot Wolfson, Glazer Professor

Alan and Ruth Heeger Chair in Interdisciplinary Science
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Ruth and Alan J. Heeger, Donors
Craig Hawker, Heeger Professor

Jeff Henley Chair in Economics
Economics Department
Jeff Henley ’66 and Judy Henley, Donors
Finn E. Kydland, Henley Professor
2004 Nobel Prize in Economics

Lai Ho and Wu Cho-liu Chair in Taiwan Studies
East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department
Individuals and the Taiwanese American Foundation of San Diego, Donors
Kuo-Ch’ing Tu, Lai Ho and Wu Cho-liu Professor

Blair Hull Chair in Women’s Studies
Department of Feminist Studies
M. Blair Hull ’65, Donor
Eileen Boris, Hull Professor

Kundan Kaur Kapany Chair in Sikh Studies
Global and International Studies Program
Dr. and Mrs. Narinder S. Kapany, Donors

E. Khashoggi Industries, LLC Chair in Letters and Science
College of Letters and Science
Essam and Layla Khashoggi, Donors
Galen D. Stucky, Khashoggi Professor

Louis G. Lancaster Chair in International Relations
Political Science Department
Winifred H. Lancaster* H’89, Donor
J. Benjamin Cohen, Lancaster Professor

Luis Leal Chair in Chicana and Chicano Studies
Chicana and Chicano Studies Department
Individuals, Foundations, Corporations, and the
Mexican Government, Donors
Aida Hurtado, Leal Professor

SAGE Sara Miller McCune Dean of Social Sciences Chair
Social Sciences
SAGE Publications, Inc., Donor
Melvin L. Oliver, SAGE Professor and Dean of Social Sciences

Walter J. Mead Chair in Economics
Economics Department
Dr. Walter and Mrs. Thelma Mead, Donors

Maxwell C. and Mary Pellish Chair in Economics
Economics Department
Colonel Maxwell C. Pellish* and Mrs. Mary Pellish, Donors
Vacant

Aaron and Cherie Raznick Chair in Economics
Economics Department
College of Letters and Science
Aaron* and Cherie Raznick H ’88, Donors
Theodore C. Bergstrom, Raznick Professor

J. F. Rowny Chair in Comparative Religions
Religious Studies Department
The Rowny Foundation, Donor
David White, Rowny Professor

J. F. Rowny Chair in Religion and Society
Religious Studies Department
The Rowny Foundation, Donor
Wade Clark Roof, Rowny Professor

Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication
Communication Department
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, Donor
Ronald E. Rice, Rupe Professor

Arent and Jean Schuyler Chair in Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies Program
Jean K. and Arent* H. Schuyler, Jr. /’61, Donors
Carla D’Antonio, Schuyler Professor

International Shinto Foundation Chair in Shinto Studies
East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department
International Shinto Foundation, Donor
Fabio Rambelli, Shinto Foundation Professor

Charles A. Storke II Chair in Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology Department
Charles A. Storke II*, Donor

Charles A. Storke II Chair in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Department
Charles A. Storke II*, Donor
Charles E. Samuel, Storke Professor

Koichi Takashima Chair in Japanese Cultural Studies
East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department
Kyoei Steel Ltd., of Japan; Koichi Takashima,
President and CEO, Donor
John Nathan, Takashima Professor

Anton Vonk Chair in International Security
Political Science Department
Anton Vonk, M.A. ’05 and Diane Boss, Donors
Hahrie Han, Vonk Professor

Richard Whited Chair in Interdisciplinary Science
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Richard C. Whited, Donor

Wilcox Family Chair in BioMedicine
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department
Drs. Susan and Gary Wilcox ‘70/’69, Donors
Dennis Clegg, Wilcox Professor

Wilcox Family Chair in Biotechnology
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Drs. Susan and Gary Wilcox ’70/’69, Donors
Joel Rothman, Wilcox Professor

Susan and Bruce Worster Chair in Experimental Physics
Physics Department
Bruce Worster, Ph.D. ’71 and Susan Worster ’70, Donors
John Martinis, Worster Professor

Susan and Bruce Worster Chair for the Dean of Science
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Bruce Worster, Ph.D. ’71 and Susan Worster ’70, Donors
Pierre Wiltzius, Worster Professor and Dean of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences

Pat and Joe Yzurdiaga Chair in Experimental Science
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Pat and Joe Yzurdiaga, Donors
Joe Incandela, Yzurdiaga Professor

DONALD BREN SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT

Donald Bren Chair for the Dean of Environmental Science and Management
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
The Donald Bren Foundation, Donor
 Steven D. Gaines, Bren Professor and Dean

Donald Bren Chair in Corporate Environmental Management
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
The Donald Bren Foundation, Donor
Gary Libecap, Bren Professor

Donald Bren Chair in Environmental Law and Policy
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
The Donald Bren Foundation, Donor
James Salzman, Bren Professor

Donald Bren Chair in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Management
Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
The Donald Bren Foundation, Donor
Christopher Costello, Bren Professor

GEVIRTZ GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Michael M. Gerber Chair in Instructional Innovation & Technology for Exceptional Children
Education Department
Anonymous, Donor

INTERDISCIPLINARY

Veeco Endowed Chair in Engineering and the Sciences
College of Engineering and Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
Veeco Instruments, Inc., Donor
Ania Blesynski-Jayich, Veeco Professor

RESEARCH INSTITUTES

Chancellor’s Chair in Theoretical Physics
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Marvin V. Clarke, ’51, Donor

Peter J. Clarke Chair for the Director of the California NanoSystems Institute
California NanoSystems Institute
Sputtered Films, Inc., a Subsidiary of Tegal Corporation, Donor
Craig Hawker, Clarke Professor and Director of the California NanoSystems Institute

Ruth Garland Chair for the Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering
Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences
William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, Donor
Jamie Thompson, Garland Professor and Co-Director
Thomas Soh, Garland Professor and Co-Director

Frederick W. Gluck Chair in Theoretical Physics
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Frederick W. Gluck, Donor
Lars Bildsten, Gluck Professor of Theoretical Physics and Director, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Susan F. Gurley Chair in Theoretical Physics and Biology
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
John A. and Meg Gurley, ’78, M.S. ’83, Donors
Boris Shraiman, Gurley Professor

Harriman Chair in Neuroscience Research
Neuroscience Research Institute
Eleanor L. Harriman and Thomas J. Harriman, Donors
Kenneth Kosik, Harriman Professor

Wayne Rosing, Simon & Diana Raab Chair in Theoretical Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
Wayne Rosing, the TABASGO Foundation, and Simon and Diana Raab, Donors

UC Santa Barbara also counts 6 other system-wide endowed chairs in its totals. Every effort has been made to provide a complete and accurate listing of donors. We are sorry for any omissions or errors that may have occurred. Please contact the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship at 805-893-3729 with corrections.