The Faculty History Project documents faculty members who have been associated with the University of Michigan since 1837, and the history of the University's schools and colleges. This project is part of a larger effort to prepare resources for the University's bicentennial in 2017. Find out more.

The Bentley Historical Library serves as the official archives for the University.

List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Norman Asa Wood

1896 - 1943
Emeritus Curator of Birds

Edward Bruce Williamson

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

John D Speth

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

Lauren E Talalay

1986 - 2013
Curator, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology