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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.

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TTU Horn Professor Sankar Chatterjee 

SANKAR CHATTERJEE, Geosciences

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TTU Horn Professor Bruce Clarke

BRUCE CLARKE, English

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TTU math professor William J Conover

WILLIAM J. CONOVER, Mathematics & Statistics

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TTU Horn Professor Stefan Estreicher

STEFAN ESTREICHER, Physics & Astronomy

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TTU political science professor Katharine Hayhoe

KATHARINE HAYHOE, Political Science

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TTU Horn Professor Kenneth Ketner

KENNETH KETNER, Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism

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TTU Horn Professor Davind Larmour

DAVID LARMOUR, Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures

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Guigen Li, TTU

GUIGEN LI, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Yehia Mechref, Professor of Chemistry and Chairman of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Texas Tech University

YEHIA MECHREF, Chemistry & Biochemistry

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TTU English professor John Poch

JOHN POCH, English

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Who Was Paul Whitfield Horn?

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.

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