Call for nominations for Distinguished Research Professor

call For Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the title of Distinguished Research Professor, to be conferred at the spring or fall 2013 convocation.

The title of Distinguished Research Professor is awarded for life and evolves into a Distinguished Research Professorship Emeritus/a, on retirement. All of York’s Distinguished Research Professors are encouraged to continue their involvement in the intellectual life of the University following retirement. There are 23 individuals who currently hold the title of Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus/a. York currently has 24 active (as opposed to emeritus) Distinguished Research Professors. Under Senate policy, there may be up to 25 active Distinguished Research Professors at one time.

The major criterion for this honour is sustained and outstanding scholarly, professional or artistic achievement where a significant portion of the candidate’s work has been accomplished at York. This award includes all full-time faculty members in all disciplinary areas at York.

Nominations must reach the Faculty of Graduate Studies Council Office (230 York Lanes) by Friday, Nov. 30. For more information on how to submit a nomination, contact Peter Mulvihill, FGS associate dean, at ext. 66957, or M. Michael Schiff, FGS Council assistant secretary, at ext. 22264 or by e-mail to