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All Professors at Large 1965 to June 30, 2023

Professor-at-Large, dates of appointment, field of specialization:

AIGRAIN, Pierre, 1967-73 Electrical engineer, physicist

ALDOUS, David, 2004-2010 Statistician

ALLEGRE, Claude, 1987-93 Geological scientist

ANGIER, Natalie, 2006-2012 Science writer, journalist

ANTONIONI, Michelangelo, 1981-87 Film director

ARIGONI, Duilio, 1980-86 Organic chemist

ARKANI-HAMED, Nima, 2013-2019, physicist

ARON, Raymond, 1965-71 Journalist

ASHBY, Sir Eric, 1966-72 Botanist, educator (Lord Ashby 1974)

AVINERI, Shlomo, 1978-84 Political scientist

BAL, Mieke, 1998-04 Cultural analyst

BARON-COHEN, Simon, 2010-2016 Psychologist, autism researcher

BAXANDALL, Michael, 1982-88 Art historian

BEHRENDS, Okko, 2003-2009 Law historian

BERRY , Michael, 1994-00 Physicist

BIGGS, Peter, 1988-94 Veterinary scientist

BILLINGTON, David, 1987-93 Civil engineer

BORLAUG, Norman E., 1982-88 Plant scientist

BOULDING, Kenneth E., 1973-79 Economist

BRAHIMI, Lakhdar, 2008-2013; 2013-2015 Diplomat

BROWN, Howard M., 1972-78 Music historian

BUTLER , Judith, 2003-2009 Cultural analyst

CANDELA, Felix, 1969-75 Architect

CARSON, Anne, 2010-2016 Writer, poet, essayist

CARTER, Elliott, 1967-71 Composer

CHARTIER, Roger, 1996-02 Cultural historian

CHOAY, Francoise, 1986-92 Historian of architecture & city planning

CIXOUS, Hélène, 2008-2014 Writer, feminist, literary theorist

CLEESE, John, 1998-06 Writer and actor

CONE, Edward T., 1979-85 Composer, pianist, musicologist

COSIO VILLEGAS, Daniel, 1965-71 Historian

COX, Sir David, 1983-89 Statistician

CRAVIOTO, Joaquin, 1975-81 Pediatrician, nutritionist

DELANO , Jack, 1991-97 Artist, film maker

DERRIDA, Jacques, 1982-88 Philosopher, literary critic

DIACONIS, Persi, 1992-97 Mathematical statistician

DIENER, Theodor O., 1979-82 Plant pathologist

DOBSON, Andrew, 2016-22 Ecologist, wildlife disease specialist and conservationist

DONIGER, Wendy, 1989-95 Historian of religions

DOVER , Sir Kenneth, 1983-89 Classicist, educator

DREZE, Jacques, 1971-77 Economist

DuBOIS, Cora, 1971-77 Anthropologist

DWORKIN, Ronald M., 1975-81 Professor of jurisprudence

EIGEN, Manfred, 1965-76 Physical chemist

ERNST, Richard, 1996-02 Physical chemist

FÖLLMER, Hans, 2008-2014 Mathematician

FORSYTHE, William, 2009-2015 Choreographer, dancer

FRYE, Northrop, 1969-75 Literary critic

GARWIN, Richard L., 1982-88 Physicist

GOLDSWORTHY, Andy, 2000-2006; 2006-2008 Sculptor

GOODALL, Jane, 1996-02 Primatologist

DE GENNES, Pierre-Gilles, 1977-83 Physicist

GOMBRICH, Sir Ernst, 1970-76 Art historian

GOMORY, Ralph E., 1970-76 Mathematician

GORLA, Gino, 1966-72 Professor of comparative law

GREENGARD, Paul, 1981-87 Neurophysiologist

GUTTMAN, Louis, 1972-78 Sociologist

HALL, Sir Peter, 1980-82 Theater director

HARRAR, J. George, 1971-77 Biologist, agricultural scientist

HEILBRON, John L., 1984-90 Historian of science

HERSHMAN, Lynn, 2004-2010 Digital artist

HILLIS, David, 2013-2019 Evolutionary biologist

HRDY, Sarah Blaffer, 2011-2017 Anthropologist

HOBSBAUM, Eric J., 1976-82 Historian

HOGWOOD, Christopher, 2012-2014, conductor, musician

HÖLLDOBLER, Bert, 2002-2008 Zoologist

HOYLE, Sir Fred, 1972-78 Astrophysicist

JEMISON, Mae, 1999-05 Engineer, physician, astronaut

JOHNSON, Barbara, 1988-94 Literary critic

KAC, Mark, 1965-71 Mathematician, physicist

KARLIN, Samuel, 1975-81 Mathematician, statistician

KHORANA, H. Gobind, 1974-80 Biochemist

KON, Igor S., 1989-95 Sociologist, ethnologist

KRIPKE, Saul A., 1977-83 Philosopher

KULKARNI, Shri, 2007-2013 Astronomer

KUSPIT, Donald, 1991-97 Art critic

LATOUR, Bruno, 2015-2021 Philosopher, and sociologist

LEAKEY, L.S.B., 1966-72 Archaeologist, palaeontologist

LE ROY LADURIE, E., 1980-86 Historian

LEVERTOV, Denise, 1992-97 Poet, critical writer

LEVINE, Raphael D., 1989-95 Chemical physicist

LEWIS, Bernard, 1984-90 Islamist

LINDAUER, Martin, 1976-82 Sociobiologist

LLOYD, Geoffrey E.R., 1990-96 Classical scientist, philosopher

LOVAZ, Laszlo, 1981-87 Mathematician

MACDONALD, David W., 1998-04 Mammologist, behavioral ecologist

MARKER, Laurie, 2013-2019 Wildlife conservationist, cheetah specialist

MARSALIS, Wynton, 2015-21  Musician, composer

MARTONOSI, Margaret, 2016-22 Computer scientist and electrical engineer

MARSHALL, Geoffrey, 1985-91 Political scientist

MAZRUI, Ali A., 1986-92 Africanist, political scientist

McCLINTOCK, Barbara, 1965-74 Geneticist

McDONOUGH, William A., 1999-05 Architect

McFALL NGAI, Margaret, 2011-2017 Microbiologist

McNEELY, Jeffrey, 2009-2015 Conservationist

MEDAWAR, Sir Peter, 1965-71 Biologist

MITCHELL, Juliet, 1993-99 Psychoanalyst, feminist theorist

MORRISON, Toni, 1997-03 Novelist

MOSSE, George, 1993-98 Historian

MYERS, Norman, 1990-96 Ecologist

NAKANE, Chie, 1975-81 Social anthropologist

NASR, Seyyed Hossein, 1991-97 Islamist

O’BRIEN, Stephen J., 1999-05 Geneticist

PANOFSKY, Wolfgang K.H., 1988-94 Physicist

PAZ, Octavio, 1972-74 Essayist and poet

PESKIN, Charles, 2004-2010 Mathematician

PINGREE, David, 1995-01 Historian of science

PRESS, Frank, 1993-99 Geophysicist, science and technology advisor

PRETTY, Jules, 2001-2007 Sustainable agriculture ecologist

RABINOVICH, Itamar, 1997-03 Historian of the Middle East, diplomat

RESTREPO, Laura, 2007-2013, author, journalist, and activist

REVKIN, Andrew, 2013-2019  Non-fiction, science and environmental writer

RICKFORD, John, 2017-2023 Linguist

RICH, Adrienne, 1981-87 Poet

RILEY, Denise, 2008-2014 Poet, Philosopher, literary scholar

RINGWOOD, Alfred E., 1974-80 Geochemist

ROGER, Jacques, 1974-80 Historian of science & literature

ROWLINSON, John S., 1990-96 Chemist

De ROMILLY, Jacqueline, 1974-80 Classicist

ROMMETVEIT, Ragnar, 1977-83 Psychologist

ROSENBLUTH, Marshall N., 1976-82 Plasma physicist

RUTTER, Sir Michael L., 1985-91 Child psychiatrist

SACHS, Albie, 2012-2018 Lawyer and Judge

SACKS, Oliver, 2000-2006 Physician and writer

SALA, Osvaldo, 2004-2010 Ecologist

SCOTT, James, 2010-2016 Anthropologist, political scientist

SCHECHNER, Richard, 1999-05 Performance analyst and director

SCHRIEFFER, J. Robert, 1969-75 Physicist

SEEGER, Anthony, 1993-99 Ethnomusicologist

SEN, Amartya K., 1978-84 Economist

SHAW, Margery W., 1982-88 Geneticist, physician, lawyer

SHORT, Roger, 2001-2007 Reproductive physiologist

SILAJDZIC, Haris, 1998-04 Political leader, historian of the Middle East

SIMS, Lowery Stokes, 2005-2011 Art curator

SINGLETON, Charles, 1965-71 Dante scholar

SKIDELSKY, Robert (Lord) 2010-2016 political scientist, economic historian

SKOCPOL, Theda, 2015-2021  Sociologist, political scientist

SOLNIT, Rebecca, 2009-2015 Writer

SOMAYA, Brinda 2017-2023 Architect

SOUTHWOOD, Sir Richard, 1985-91 Biologist

SRINIVAS, M.N., 1970-76 Anthropologist

STERN, J. Peter, 1976-82 Germanist

STEVENSON, David J., 2015-2021  Plantary Scientist

SUBRAHMANYAM, Sanjay, 2002-2008 Economist and economic historian

SWAMINATHAN, M.S., 1989-95 Natural ecologist

SZARKOWSKI, John, 1983-89 Photographer, curator(MOMA)

THAPAR, Romila, 1979-85 Historian

THORNE, Kip S., 1986-92 Astrophysicist

TIBI, Bassam, 2004-2010 Islamologist

TOBIAS, Phillip V., 1996-02 Paleoanthropologist

VENTER, J. Craig, 2003-2009 Geneticist

WEHNER, Rudiger, 1987-93 Zoologist, behavioral neurophysiologist

WELTY, Eudora, 1984-90 Novelist and short story writer

WASSERSTEIN, Wendy, 2005-2006 Playwright

WATTS, Duncan, 2013-2019, Network scientist and researcher (Microsoft)

WILKINSON, Elizabeth M., 1967-73 German literature

WILSON, William J., 1994-98 Sociologist

DE WIT, Cornelius T., 1977-83 Agricultural scientist

WOOLHOUSE, Harold W., 1983-89 Biologist

VON WRIGHT, Georg Henrik, 1965-77 Philosopher

XU, Bing, 2015-2021, Artist