Regents' Professors

The title “Regents’ Professor” is the highest faculty honor awarded at Arizona State University. It is conferred on ASU faculty who have made pioneering contributions in their areas of expertise, who have achieved a sustained level of distinction, and who enjoy national and international recognition for these accomplishments.

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Regents' Professors 2014-2015

Stephen Bokenkamp portraitStephen Bokenkamp
School of International Letters and Culture, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bokenkamp is universally recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on Chinese religion, including Buddhism, in the formative early medieval period.

Janet Franklin portraitJanet Franklin
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Franklin’s research bridges the academic disciplines of geography and biology. Her research in spatial analysis using remote sensing and geographic information technologies has significantly changed the course of research in this area and led to new discoveries concerning the changing landscape of the earth.

Edward Kavazanjian portraitEdward Kavazanjian
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Kavazanjian is particularly well known for his work on analysis, design and construction of landfills and waste-containment systems, especially under earthquake loading. His contributions in earthquake engineering have crucial importance to catastrophic events that occur with frequency.

Flavio Marsiglia portraitFlavio Marsiglia
College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Marsiglia's work on diversity, substance use and youth development is regarded to be among the best and most influential in the field and has been credited with a measurable reduction in drug use and high-risk behavior among youth in Phoenix and in more than 30 other states and foreign countries.

Source: ASU News