Our Newest Distinguished Professors

Standouts in anthropology, kinesiology, and engineering earn UNLV's highest honor.

In This Series

Portrait of Mechanical Engineering Professor Kwang J. Kim, Ph.D.
People | April 10, 2018
Kwang Kim, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, work in biomedical engineering is inspiring a new generation of researchers.
Portrait of anthropology professor Debra Martin a classroom.
People | April 10, 2018
Anthropology professor Debra Martin, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, finds the evidence of violence throughout human culture.
Portrait of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences Professor Gabriele Wulf.
People | April 10, 2018
Kinesiology professor Gabriele Wulf’s studies on athletic performance aligns with the surge of pro sports teams in Southern Nevada.

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