Some of the University’s best-known professors are among the 16 transferring to emeritus status this year, with combined teaching experience of nearly 500 years: 

STEVEN L. BERNASEK, chemistry, 40 years.

DAVID BOTSTEIN, genomics (and director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics), 12 years.

ERHAN ÇINLAR, operations research and financial engineering, 30 years.

CARYL EMERSON, comparative literature and Slavic languages and literatures, 27 years.

CHRISTODOULOS A. FLOUDAS, chemical and biological engineering, 29 years.

JAMES L. GOULD, ecology and evolutionary biology, 40 years.

EDWARD JOHN GROTH III *71, physics, 43 years.

PHILIP J. HOLMES, mechanical and aerospace engineering and applied and computational mathematics, 20 years.

PAUL R. KRUGMAN, economics and international affairs, 15 years.

BEDE LIU, electrical engineering, 53 years.

ALAN E. MANN, anthropology, 14 years.

JOYCE CAROL OATES, creative writing, 37 years.

CLARENCE E. SCHUTT, chemistry, 30 years.

LEE M. SILVER, molecular biology and public affairs, 31 years.

JAMES TRUSSELL *75, economics and public affairs, 37 years.

SIGURD WAGNER, electrical engineering, 35 years.