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In honor of colleagues who served on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Michael “Mike” Demilt Aitken
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Ph.D., 1988 (University of Notre Dame); M.A., 1980 (University of California-Davis); B.S., 1978 (University of Buffalo). Appointed 1987.
Died on September 21, 2020.

Mark Irwin Appelbaum
Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience; Ph.D. (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign);
B.S. (Carnegie-Mellon). Appointed 1968. Died on December 21, 2020.

Daphne Athas
Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature; Ph.D., 1967 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1943
(UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1968. Died on July 31, 2020.

George Stanley Baroff
Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Ph.D., 1955 (New York University); M.A., 1950 (George Washington University); B.S., 1948 (George Washington University). Appointed 1963. Died on November 28, 2020.

Stephen Bartow Baxter
Professor Emeritus of History; Ph.D., 1955 (University of Cambridge); B.A., 1950 (Harvard University). Appointed 1958. Died on September 15, 2020.

Diane C. Berry
Distinguished Professor of Nursing; M.A., 1997 (Boston College); B.S., 1987 (Lenoir-Rhyne College). Appointed 2005. Died on March 24, 2021.

Robert Alan “Al” Briggman
Professor Emeritus of Dermatology; M.D., 1960 (New York University); B.S., 1956 (Trinity College). Appointed 1967. Died on June 4, 2020.

James “Jim” Alexander Bryan, II
Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine; M.P.H., 1966 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.D., 1957 (University of Pennsylvania); B.S., 1953 (Davidson College). Appointed 1965. Died on January 8, 2021.

William “Bill” Victor Burlingame
Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Ph.D., 1967 (University of Washington); M.S., 1963 (University of Washington); B.A., 1959 (University of Washington). Appointed 1968. Died on July 15, 2020.

Wallace A. Clyde
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics; M.D., 1954 (Vanderbilt); B.A., 1951 (Vanderbilt University). Appointed 1961. Died on October 30, 2020.

Albert Milford Collier
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics; M.D., 1963 (University of Miami); B.S., 1959 (University of Miami). Appointed 1970. Died on December 29, 2020.

Nancy Lorraine Costello
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D. (University of Miami); Ph.D. (Albany Medical College); B.S. (Lemoyne College). Appointed 1996. Died on December 5, 2020.

William Graham Crutchfield
Professor Emeritus of Dentistry; D.D.S., 1959 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1955 (NC State University). Appointed 1960. Died on July 17, 2020.

Bruce H. Curran
Adjunct Professor of Media and Journalism; M.B.A. (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.A., 1994 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1970 (University of Connecticut). Appointed 1994. Died on June 20, 2020.

Doug Allen Elvers
Professor Emeritus of Business; Ph.D., 1969 (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor); M.B.A., 1962 (University of Indiana-Bloomington); B.S.M.E., 1959 (Purdue University). Appointed 1968. Died on February 15, 2020.

Perry A. Hall
Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies; Ed.D., 1977 (Harvard University); B.A., 1969 (University of Michigan). Appointed 1992. Died on April 19, 2020.

James Robinson “Buddy” Harper
Professor Emeritus of Cardiology; M.D., 1960 (UNC-Chapel Hill); A.B., 1956 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1967. Died on March 8, 2021.

Martin Patterson Hines
Associate Professor Emeritus of Health Administration; D.V.M., 1946 (Ohio State University). Appointed 1959. Died on April 20, 2020.

Robert “Michael” Hoefges
Associate Professor of Media and Journalism; Ph.D., M.A.,J.D. and B.S. (University of Florida). Appointed 2003. Died on March 9, 2020.

David James Holbrook, Jr.
Associate Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Nutrition; Ph.D., 1959 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1955 (College of William and Mary). Appointed 1960. Died on May 3, 2020.

Paul Stancyl Hubbard, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy; Ph.D., 1958 (Harvard University); M.A., 1954 (Harvard University); B.S., 1953 (University of Florida). Appointed 1958. Died on October 30, 2020.

Ethel Jean Jackson
Clinical Assistant Professor Emerita of Health Behavior; M.P.H., 1974 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1960 (Bennett College). Appointed 1982. Died on July 5, 2020.

Travis Duane Johnson
Associate Professor of Public Health Leadership Program; M.P.H., 2009 (Harvard University); M.D., 2004 (Medical University of South Carolina); B.S., 1998 (Furman University). Appointed 2017. Died on February 13, 2020. 

John Morgan Jones
Professor Emeritus of Business; Ph.D., 1969 (Stanford University); M.S., 1965 (Stanford University); M.B.A., 1963 (Stanford University); B.A., 1960 (Stanford University). Appointed 1982. Died on July 29, 2020.

Daniel Ian Kaufer
Associate Professor Emeritus of Neurology; M.D., 1988 (University of Pittsburgh); B.S., 1983 (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Appointed 2003. Died on July 2, 2020.

Randall Garrett Kenan

Professor of Creative Writing–English and Comparative Literature; B.A., 1985 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 2003. Died on August 28, 2020.

Lawrence “Larry” D. Kessler
Professor Emeritus of East Asian and Chinese History; Ph.D., 1969 (University of Chicago); M.A., 1962 (University of Chicago); B.A., 1958 (University of Chicago). Appointed 1966. Died on August 10, 2020.

Paul Joseph “Skip” Kropp
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry; Ph.D., 1962 (University of Wisconsin); B.S., 1957 (University of Notre Dame). Appointed 1970. Died on June 5, 2020.

William “Bill” Maixner
Professor Emeritus of Endodontics; D.D.S., 1983 (University of Iowa); Ph.D., 1982 (University of Iowa); B.A., 1974 (University of Iowa). Appointed 1985. Died on November 2, 2020.

Steven Richard Meshnick
Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology; M.D., 1979 (Cornell University); Ph.D., 1978 (Rockefeller University); B.A., 1972 (Columbia College). Appointed 2001. Died on August 5, 2020.

Laurie L. Mesibov
Ombuds and Professor of Government; J.D., 1984 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.A., 1967 (Stanford University). Appointed 1984. Died on March 31, 2021. 

Robert “David” Mintz
Associate Professor of Radiologic Science; M.D., 1985 (Stony Brook Medical School).
Died on December 2, 2019.

Merle H. Mishel
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Nursing; Ph.D., 1980 (Claremont Graduate University); M.A., 1976 (Claremont Graduate University); M.S., 1966 (University of California-Los Angeles); B.S., 1961 (Boston University). Appointed 1991. Died on April 25, 2020.

Barbara Burns Moran
Dean and Professor Emerita of Information and Library Science; Ph.D., 1982 (State University of New York-Buffalo); M.P.H., 1949 (Harvard University); A.B., 1966 (Mount Holyoke College).
Appointed 1981. Died on May 2, 2020.

James Louis Morrison
Professor Emeritus of Education; Ph.D., 1969 (Florida State University); M.S., 1961 (Florida State University); B.S., 1960 (Florida State University). Appointed 1973. Died on September 6, 2020.

Helmut C. Mueller
Professor Emeritus of Biology; Ph.D., 1962 (University of Wisconsin); M.S., 1958 (University of Wisconsin); B.S., 1953 (University of Wisconsin). Appointed 1966. Died on November 13, 2020.

Theodore Richard Oldenburg
Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Dentistry; D.D.S., 1957 (UNC-Chapel Hill); M.S., 1962 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1962. Died on March 25, 2021.

David H. Overstreet
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry; Ph.D., 1972 (University of California-Irvine); A.B., 1965 (University of California-Berkeley). Appointed 1989. Died on August 27, 2020.

Clifford Robert Parks
Professor Emeritus of Botany; Ph.D., 1963 (NC State University); M.S., 1961 (NC State University); B.S., 1958 (Cornell University). Appointed 1967. Died on July 18, 2020. 

Stephen Frank Pearson
Adjunct Professor of Information and Library Science; Ph.D., 2018 (Keiser University); M.B.A., 2011 (Webster University); B.A., 2004 (Columbia College). Appointed 2019. Died on March 25, 2021.

Charles Henry “Pete” Peterson
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Marine Sciences; Ph.D., 1972 (University of California-Santa Barbara); M.A., 1970 (University of California-Santa Barbara); A.B., 1968 (Princeton University). Appointed 1976. Died on October 24, 2020.

Heather M. Asher Prince
Instructor of Allied Health Sciences; M.P.A., 2006 (Eastern Virginia Medical School); B.S., 2002 (William Peace University). Appointed 2008. Died on May 10, 2020.

Jane Davis Rourk
Associate Professor Emerita of Occupational Therapy; O.T. (University of Pennsylvania); B.S., (Queens College). Died on January 3, 2021.

Philip Austin Stadter
Professor Emeritus of Classics; Ph.D., 1963 (Harvard University); M.A., 1959 (Harvard University); A.B., 1958 (Princeton University). Appointed 1962. Died on February 11, 2021.

Jürg Steiner
Professor Emeritus of Political Science; Ph.D., 1960 (University of Bern). Appointed 1971. Died on November 13, 2020.

Harry Holler Summerlin, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine; M.D., 1961 (Duke University). Died on August 9, 2020.

Vincent Joseph Tarascio
Professor Emeritus of Economics; Ph.D., 1966 (Rice University); B.A., 1961 (San Jose State University). Appointed 1966. Died on June 30, 2020.

Rollie Tillman, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Business; D.B.A., 1962 (Harvard University); M.B.A., 1957 (Harvard University); B.S., 1955 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1960. Died on December 2, 2020.

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote
Associate Professor of American Studies; Ph.D., 2009 (University of Minnesota); B.A., 2001 (University of Missouri). Appointed 2009. Died on August 8, 2020.

Evan Hopkins Turner
Director of the Ackland Art Museum and Adjunct Professor of Art History;  Ph.D., 1954 (Harvard University); M.A., 1950 (Harvard University), B.A., 1949 (Harvard University). Appointed 1978.
Died on December 17, 2020.

Don Monroe Wheless, Sr.
Clinical Instructor of Dentistry; D.D.S., 1978 (Emory University); B.S., 1972 (UNC-Chapel Hill). Appointed 1982. Died on September 20, 2020.

Jonathan Martin Williams
Professor of Pediatrics; M.D., 1999 (UNC-Chapel Hill); B.S., 1994 (Duke University). Appointed 1999.
Died on September 1, 2020.


Past remembrances

2020 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2019 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2018 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2017 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2016 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2015 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2014 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2013 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2012 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

2011 Deceased Faculty Remembrances

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