Asa Griggs Candler Professors

The Asa Griggs Candler professorships help recruit and retain especially well-qualified senior faculty members. The provost and the dean of the candidate's school review and approve nominations.

Asa Griggs Candler, founder of The Coca-Cola Company, offered $1 million to help Emory College expand into a university to Atlanta in 1914. He chaired Emory's Board of Trustees for more than 30 years. General revenues fund these positions.

List of Recipients

Margo BagleySchool of LawLaw
Patricia BauerEmory College of Arts and SciencesPsychology
Geoffrey BenningtonEmory College of Arts and SciencesModern French Thought
Lawrence M. BenvenisteGoizueta Business SchoolFinance
Mary Anne BobinskiSchool of LawLaw
In-koo ChoEmory College of Arts and SciencesEconomics
Vincent CornellEmory College of Arts and SciencesMiddle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Huw DaviesEmory College of Arts and SciencesChemistry
Pearl DoweOxford College / Emory College of Arts and SciencesPolitical Science and African American Studies
Mary L. DudziakSchool of LawLaw
Marla F. FrederickCandler School of TheologyReligion
Matthew C. FreemanRolllins School of Public HealthEnvironmental Health
Robert KazanjianGoizueta School of BusinessOrganization & Management
David G. LynnEmory College of Arts and SciencesChemistry
Walter MelionEmory College of Arts and SciencesArt History
Polly PriceSchool of LawLaw
Karen SedatoleGoizueta School of BusinessAccounting
Holli SemetkoEmory College of Arts and SciencesPolitical Science
Kathryn M. YountRollins School of Public HealthGlobal Health
Shan Ping YuSchool of MedicineAnesthesiology