Robert W. Woodruff Professors
Faculty members selected as Robert W. Woodruff Professors are teacher-scholars of distinction who serve a broad constituency beyond individual departments and programs and provide a unifying force to graduate education.
The awards, made by presidential appointment, attract outstanding faculty to Emory. Under extraordinary circumstances, they also may be awarded to exceptional, world-class members of the current faculty. These professorships, named for legendary philanthropist and former president of The Coca-Cola Company Robert W. Woodruff, are endowed by the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Fund.
Emory considers Robert W. Woodruff (1889-1985) a 1912 Emory College alumnus although he dropped out after one semester. In subsequent years, he concentrated his many gifts to the university in the areas of health care, the arts, conservation of nature, and civic affairs.
Faculty Honored as Robert W. Woodruff Professors
|Deborah Watkins Bruner||School of Nursing||Nursing|
|Michael Davis||School of Medicine||Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences|
|Shoshana Felman||Emory College||Comparative Literature and French|
|Martha Albertson Fineman||School of Law||Law|
|Luke Timothy Johnson||School of Theology||New Testament and Christian Origins|
|Reynaldo Martorell||School of Public Health||International Nutrition|
|Edward S. Mocarski Jr.||School of Medicine||Microbiology and Immunology|
|Michael J. Perry||School of Law||Law|
|Kenneth E. Thorpe||School of Public Health||Health Policy|
|Natasha Trethewey||Emory College||English and Creative Writing|