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List of Professors

Namesort icon Years at Michigan Position

Arthur C. Klocksie

1919 - 1925
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

Albert A. Bennett

1915 - 1917
Instructor in Engineering English

Alexander Ziwet

1888 - 1925
Professor of Engineering Mathematics
Professor of Mathematics

Anthony Joseph Jobin

1920 - 1957
Associate Professor of French

Arthur D. DeFoe

1912 - 1915
Instructor in Engineering English

Ben Dushnick

1925 - 1967
Professor of Engineering Mathematics

Ben Dushnik

1925 - 1967
Professor of Mathematics
Professor of Engineering Mathematics

Carl E. Burklund

1929 - 1963
Professor of Engineering English

Carl Enoch William Leonard Dahlstrom

1920 - 1945
Associate Professor of Engineering English

Carl G. Brandt

1924 - 1968
Professor of Engineering English
Chair of Department of Engineering English

Charles Albert Langworthy

1917 - 1925
Instructor in Engineering English

Chester F. Chapin

1957 - 1973
Professor of Engineering English

Christian N. Wenger

1919 - 1945
Associate Professor of Engineering English

Claire Frost Lyman

1920 - 1922
Instructor in Engineering English

Clyde E. Love

1905 - 1947
Professor of Engineering Mathematics

David Y. Hughes

1964 - 1994
Professor of Humanities

Donald A. Ringe

1953 - 1965
Professor of Engineering English

Donat Konstantin Kazarinoff

1919 - 1957
Professor of Engineering Mathematics
Professor of Mathematics

Edmund Dan
dridge

1963
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

Edward Murray Grinnell

1915 - 1917
Instructor in Engineering English

Ed
ward M Shafter Jr

1954 - 1988
Professor of Engineering Humanities

Francis L. Schneider

1916 - 1929
Professor of Engineering English

Frederick William Peterson

1917 - 1953
Assistant Professor of Engineering Modern Languages

George Middleton McEwen

1940 - 1975
Professor of Engineering English

Gorman Beauchamp

1970 - 2007
Adjunct Associate Professor of English Language and Literature
Associate Professor of Engineering English

Henryk D. Skolimowski

1970 - 1993
Professor of Humanities

Howard D. Roelofs

1921 - 1923
Instructor in Engineering English

Ivan Henry Walton

1919 - 1963
Professor of Engineering English

James Alexander Shohat

1924 - 1929
Assistant Professor of Engineering Mathematics

James Pyper Bird

1903 - 1915
Instructor in Engineering French and Spanish

Jesse Early Thornton

1914 - 1956
Professor of Engineering English

John Johnson Corliss

1928
Instrutor in Engineering Mathematics

Joshua McClennen

1940 - 1944
1947 - 1967
Instructor in Engineering English

Keena Kemp

1920 - 1925
Instructor in Engineering English

Leo Kirschbaum

1930 - 1937
Instructor in Engineering English

Lloyd Loring Click

1917 - 1919
Instructor in Engineering English

Louis Allen Hopkins

1906 - 1959
Associate Professor of Engineering Mathematics

Louis Joseph Rouse

1913 - 1955
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Marten Ten Hoor

1920 - 1922
Instructor in Engineering English

Nevin Cotton Fisk

1925
Instructor in Engineering Mathematics

Otto Charles Marckwardt

1906 - 1920
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

Peter Field

1903 - 1946
Professor of Engineering Mathematics
Professor of Mathematics

Peter R. Klaver

1954 - 1996
Associate Professor of Technical Communication

Ralph A. Loomis

1953 - 1993
Professor of English

Ralph Moore Carson

1917 - 1919
Instructor in Engineering English

Richard E. Young

1957 - 1978
Professor of Engineering English
Chair of Department of Engineering English

Richard J Ross

1952 - 1984
Associate Professor of Engineering English

Robert A Martin

1960 - 1986
Professor of Engineering English

Robert D. Brackett

1922 - 1956
Professor of Engineering English

Robert Percy Weeks

1945 - 1986
Professor of Engineering Humanities

Roger M. Jones

1957 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

Rudolf B. Schmerl

1957 - 1988
Associate Professor of Technical Communications

Shirley Wheeler Smith

1899 - 1945
Instructor in Engineering English
Vice President & Secretary in Charge of Business & Finance
Alumni Secretary

Stephen Sadler Stanton

1946 - 1984
Professor of Engineering English

Theodore R. Running

1903 - 1936
Professor of Engineering Mathematics

Theophil Henry Hildebrandt

1909 - 1958
Professor, Engineering Mathematics 1909-1928
Professor, LSA Mathematics 1928-1957
Chair, LSA Mathematics 1934-1957

Thomas Mitchell
 Sawyer Jr

1947 - 1987
Professor of Engineering Humanities
Returned to Active Status 1988-1999

Vincent Collins Poor

1907 - 1946
Professor of Engineering Mathematics

Webster Earl Britton

1938 - 1976
Professor of Engineering English

Wilfred Sensemann

1936 - 1965
Professor of Engineering English

William H. Egly

1919 - 1960
Associate Professor of Engineering English

William Harrison Mack

1934 - 1957
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

William Henry Wait

1895 - 1925
Professor of Engineering Modern Languages