Distinguished Professorships and Endowed Chairs


Anton Armstrong Anton Armstrong ’78
Harry R. and Thora H. Tosdal Professor of Music
Professor of Music, 1990 –
M.M., University of Illinois
D.M.A., Michigan State University
Jamie Bobb Jamie Bobb
Elliot M. & Klara Stockdal Johnson Chair in Organ & Church Music
Associate Professor of Music, 2012 –
B.M., Capital University
M.M., Eastman School of Music
Mary Carlsen Mary Carlsen ’79
Oscar and Gertrude Boe Overby Distinguished Professor
Professor of Social Work and Family Studies, 1989 –
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.S.W., University of Washington
Karen Cherewatuk Karen Cherewatuk
Marie M. Meyer Distinguished Professor
Professor of English, 1986 –
B.A., State University of New York at Albany
M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University
Kari Lie Dorer Kari Lie Dorer
King Olav V Chair in Scandinavian-American Studies
Professor of Norwegian, 2001-02 – 2002-03, 2007 –
B.A., Concordia College
M.A., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
O.C. and Patricia Boldt Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities
Kristina Garrett
Grace A. Whittier Endowed Chair in Science
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2005 –
S. B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
https://www.stolaf.edu/stofaces/face.cfm?username=grossd&v=D228D27&fullsize Dana Gross
Paul and Mildred Hardy Distinguished Professor of Science
Professor of Psychology, 1988 –
B.A., Smith College
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Colin Harris Colin Harris
Tomson Family Professor of Law and Economics
Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, 2018 –
B.S., Florida State University
M.A./Ph.D., George Mason University
Ashley Hodgson Ashley Hodgson
Frank Gery Endowed Chair in Economics
Associate Professor of Economics, 2011 –
B.A., Washington and Lee University
Ph.D., University of California – Berkley
https://www.stolaf.edu/stofaces/face.cfm?username=goedde&v=4D37F20&fullsize Richard Goedde
Husby-Johnson Endowed Chair of Business and Economics
Associate Professor of Economics, 1988 –
B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Wisconsin – Madison 
https://www.stolaf.edu/stofaces/face.cfm?username=walter&v=056A015&fullsize Gregory Walter
Harold Ditmanson Distinguished Professor of Religion
Professor of Religion, 2004
B.A., St. Olaf College; College
M.Div., Luther Seminary
Ph.D., University of Chicago Divinity School
Timothy Mahr Timothy Mahr ’78
Robert Scholz Endowed Chair in Music
Professor of Music, 1994 –
B..M., B.A., St. Olaf College
M.A., D.M.A., University of Iowa
Paul Roback Paul Roback
Kenneth Bjork Distinguished Professor
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, 2003 –
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University
William Sonnega
Patrick J. Quade Endowed Chair in Theater
Associate Professor of Theater, 1993 –
B.A., Colorado College
M.F.A., New York University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Deanna Thompson Deanna Thompson ’89
Martin E. Marty Chair in Religion and the Academy
Director of the Lutheran Center for Faith, Values, and Community
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.A., Yale University Divinity School
Ph.D.,  Vanderbilt University
https://www.stolaf.edu/stofaces/face.cfm?username=schwinef&v=61B40E7&fullsize Jeff Schwinefus
Edolph A. Larson and Truman E. Anderson, Sr. Chair of Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry, 2002 –
B.S., University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan – Ann Arbor