The Faculty History Project documents faculty members who have been associated with the University of Michigan since 1837. Key in this effort is to celebrate the intellectual life of the University. This Faculty History Website is intended as a component of the effort to document the extraordinary academic achievements of Michigan’s faculty in building and sustaining one of the world’s great universities. It provides access to a comprehensive database of information concerning the thousands of faculty members who have served the University of Michigan.
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The Bentley Historical Library serves as the official archives for the University.

List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Lauren E Talalay

1986 - 2013
Curator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

John D Speth

1976 - 2012
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology
Curator, North American Archaeology

Edward Bruce Williamson

1928 - 1933
Honorary Curator of Odonata, Museum of Zoology
Research Associatae Division of Insects Museum of Zoology

Norman Asa Wood

1896 - 1943
Emeritus Curator of Birds