Our Highest Honored
Paul Whitfield Horn Distinguished Professors
The Paul Whitfield Horn Professorship is the highest academic honor bestowed by Texas Tech University. Here are the College of Arts & Sciences professors who currently hold this distinction.
SANKAR CHATTERJEE, Geosciences
BRUCE CLARKE, English
WILLIAM J. CONOVER, Mathematics & Statistics
STEFAN ESTREICHER, Physics & Astronomy
KATHARINE HAYHOE, Political Science
KENNETH KETNER, Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism
DAVID LARMOUR, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures
GUIGEN LI, Chemistry & Biochemistry
YEHIA MECHREF, Chemistry & Biochemistry
JOHN POCH, English
Who Was Paul Whitfield Horn?
Short answer: The first president of Texas Technological College, now Texas Tech University. The Horn Professorship is the university's highest faculty honor.
Long answer: Head straight to The Handbook of Texas, the multidisciplinary encyclopedia sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.