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USC University Professors


Awarded to a small number of professors who, because of their multi-disciplinary interests and significant accomplishments in several disciplines, qualify for an appointment that transcends any single field of study. Generally, a faculty member accorded this title also has a tenured faculty appointment in a specific academic unit.

Leo BraudyUniversity Professor and Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature and Professor of English, Art History and History
Antonio DamasioUniversity Professor, David Dornsife Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Neurology
Hanna DamasioUniversity Professor, Dana Dornsife Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Neurology
Richard EasterlinUniversity Professor and Professor of Economics
Tom JordanUniversity Professor, William M. Keck Foundation Chair in Geological Sciences and Professor of Earth Sciences
Steve PosnerAssistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing
David St. JohnUniversity Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Larry SwansonUniversity Professor and Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, Neurology and Psychology
Michael WatermanUniversity Professor, USC Associates Chair in Natural Sciences, and Professor of Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics