College Named Faculty Positions

The exceptional faculty honored by these named positions do vital teaching, research, extension and service for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University and the state of Iowa. These named and endowed positions are among the most prestigious at the university, and recognize the excellence of the faculty who hold them. Named and endowed positions are made possible through the tremendous generosity of college alumni, friends and supporters

  • Endowed Dean's Chair, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

    Daniel Robison
    Endowed Dean's Chair, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Lloyd L. Anderson Endowed Professorship in Physiology

    Jason Ross
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Artz Chair for Faculty Excellence in Animal Science

    Anna Johnson
    Professor Animal Behavior and Welfare
  • Raymond and Mary Baker Chair in Global Agriculture

    David Acker
    Associate Dean, Global Engagement
  • Laurence H. Baker Chair in Biological Statistics

    Dan Nettleton
    Department Chair and Distinguished Professor of Statistics
  • Robert E. Buchanan Distinguished Professorship of Bacteriology for Research and Nomenclature

    Gwyn Beattie
    Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
  • Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Professorship

    Kristen Johansen
    Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Roy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

    Amy Andreotti
    University Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Professorship

    Yeon-Kyun Shin
    Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology
  • Marlin Cole Professorship of International Agricultural Economics

    Sergio Lence
    Professor of Economics
  • Frances M. Craig Professorship

    Basil Nikolau
    Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • William K. Deal Agricultural Innovation Faculty Fellowship

    Zhiyou Wen
    Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Dean's Professorship in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/Brent and Cindy Hart Professorship

    Matthew Helmers
    Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Ron and Lynn Deiter Endowed Chair for Sustaining Excellence in Ag Business

    Amani Elobeid
    Teaching Professor of Economics
  • Leonard Dolezal Professorship in Agricultural Law

    Kristine Tidgren
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education and Studies
  • M. E. Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Agriculture

    Curtis Youngs
    Professor of Animal Science
  • William T. Frankenberger Professorship in Soil Science

    Michael Castellano
    Professor of Agronomy
  • James and Clare Frevert Ag450 Faculty Fellowship

    Skyler Rinker
    Assistant Teaching Professor of Agricultural Education and Studies
  • K. J. Frey Chair in Agronomy

    Thomas Lubberstedt
    Professor of Agronomy
  • Global Professorship in Biotechnology

    Kan Wang
    Professor of Agronomy
  • Global Professor for Global Resource Systems

    Gail Nonnecke
    University and Morrill Professor of Horticulture
  • Dale D. Grosvenor Endowed Chair

    Karin Dorman
    Professor of Statistics and Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
  • Eldred and Donna Harman Professorship in Teaching and Learning

    Jodi Sterle
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Harmon Family Professorship in Forestry

    Mike Weber
    Associate Professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
  • Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Economic Professorship

    Bobby Martens
    Associate Professor of Economics
  • Iowa Corn Promotion Board Endowed Chair in Genetics/Baker Professorship in Agronomy

    Pat Schnable
    Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agronomy
  • Norman Jacobson Professorship in Dairy Science

    Lance Baumgard
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Kinze Manufacturing Faculty Fellowship in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

    Matthew Darr
    Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Kinze Manufacturing Professorship in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

    Stuart Birrell
    Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Juan Steibel

    Jay L. Lush Chair in Animal Breeding & Genetics

    Juan Steibel
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Jim Dickson

    Morrison Chair in Meat Science

    Jim Dickson
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in Engineering

    Steve Mickelson
    Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Nicholas Gabler

    John F. Patience Endowed Professorship in Swine Nutrition

    Nicholas Gabler
    Professor of Animal Science
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International Agribusiness Chair

    Dermot Hayes
    Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Economics
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Agronomy Professorship

    Kenneth Moore
    Distinguished Professor of Agronomy
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Chair in Molecular Biology of Maize

    Thomas Peterson
    Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Distinguished Chair in Maize Breeding

    Jianming Yu
    Professor of Agronomy
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred International Chair in Science and Technology Policy

    GianCarlo Moschini
    Distinguished Professor of Economics
  • Iowa State University President's Chair in Statistics

    Alicia Carriquiry
    Distinguished Professor of Statistics
  • Bruce Rastetter Chair in Agricultural Entrepreneurship

    Kevin Kimle
    Teaching Professor of Economics
  • Smithfield Foods Chair in Meat Science Extension

    Terry Houser
    Associate Professor of Animal Science
  • Mary and Charles Sukup Global Professor in Food Security

    Thomas Brumm
    Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • John F. Timmons Endowed Professorship in Environmental and Resource Economics

    Quinn Weninger
    Professor of Economics
  • J. Arbuckle

    Henry A. Wallace Endowed Chair for Sustainable Agriculture

    J. Arbuckle
    Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Matthew O'Neal

    Henry A. Wallace Endowed Chair for Sustainable Agriculture

    Matthew O'Neal
    Professor of Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology
  • Walter Suza

    George Washington Carver Chair

    Walter Suza
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Agronomy