Professorships and Fellowships

Named professorships, fellowships and chairs allow the university to provide the additional salary and research support needed to attract, retain and recognize preeminent faculty, which in turn benefits NIU students and programs.

Endowed faculty positions support in perpetuity the outstanding excellence of specific university programs and assist the institution in recruiting and supporting the best teacher-scholars in the country.

Chair

Donald E. Kieso Endowed Chair

Rebecca Shortridge, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Professorships

Alta Via Consulting

Alta Via Consulting Professor
Douglas Clinton, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Dennis and Stacey Barsema

Dennis and Stacey Barsema Professor in Social Entrepreneurship
Christine Mooney, Ph.D.
Management

Douglas and Cynthia Crocker

Douglas and Cynthia Crocker Endowed Professor
Denise Schoenbachler, Ph.D.
Marketing

Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath Professor
James Young, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Deloitte

Deloitte Professor
Donald Tidrick, Ph.D.
Accountancy

William Doyle

William Doyle Endowed Professorship
Natalie Churyk, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Dean and Brenda DuCray

Dean and Brenda DuCray Professor
Linda Matuszewski, Ph.D.
Accounting

Dean and Brenda DuCray Professor
Mark Riley, Ph.D.
Accounting

Enterprise Holding

Enterprise Holding Professor of Sales
Mark Groza, Ph.D.
Marketing

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton Professor
Meghann Cefaratti, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Jones, Diedrich, Mennie

Jones, Diedrich, Mennie Endowed Professor of Finance
Lei Zhou, Ph.D.
Finance

Donna R. Kieso

Kieso Professor
Katrina Mantzke, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Fellowships

Tony and Chris Speiser

Tony and Chris Speiser Research Fellow
Carol Yu, Ph.D.
Accounting

Syndeo Networks

Syndeo Networks Research Fellow
Yipeng Liu, Ph.D.
OM&IS

David and Joanne Weick

David and Joanne Weick Research Fellowship
Brian McCormick, Ph.D.
Management

KPMG LLP

KPMG Endowed Professor
Pamela Smith, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Gaylen and Joanne Larson

Gaylen and Joanne Larson Professor
Brad Cripe, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Michael and Kristina McGrath

Michael and Kristina McGrath Professor
Barton Sharp, Ph.D.
Management

William and Dian Taylor

William and Dian Taylor Professor
Chih-Chen Lee, Ph.D.
Accountancy

James Thompson

James Thompson Professorship
Timothy Aurand, Ph.D.
Marketing

Dean's Distinguished Professors

Dean's Distinguished Professor of OMIS
Charles Downing, Ph.D.

Dean's Distinguished Professor of OMIS
Chang Liu, Ph.D.

Dean's Distinguished Professor of OMIS
Kathleen McFadden, Ph.D.

Dean's Distinguished Professor of OMIS
Charles Petersen, Ph.D.

Dean's Distinguished Professor of Analytics in Accounting
Ann Dzuranin, Ph.D.
Accountancy

Giving Opportunities

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