The Distinguished Investigator recognition honors faculty on the main campus who have excelled in sponsored research activity for the previous year.   Faculty members who have performed exceptionally are invited to a dinner in their honor with the Provost and Vice Provost for Research. The Office of the Provost initiated this event in 2013 and the inaugural dinner was in 2014.

2017 (for 2016-2017)

Alker, Joan - McCourt School of Public Policy

Bilchik, Shay - McCourt School of Public Policy

Blair, Daniel - Physics

Broderick, Susan - McCourt School of Public Policy

Carnevale, Anthony - McCourt School of Public Policy

Corlette, Sabrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Davis, Rochelle - Walsh School of Foreign Service

Dillon-Merrill, Robin - McDonough School of Business

Ferris, Elizabeth - Institute for the Study of International Migration

Habyarimana, James - McCourt School of Public Policy

Hasnas, John - McDonough School of Business

Holt, Katrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Hsu, Becky - Sociology

Huang, Jeffrey - Biology

Hui Yang, Grace - Computer Science

Jack, Billy - Economics

Lucia, Kevin - McCourt School of Public Policy

Marsh, Abigail - Psychology

Mayer, Rochelle - McCourt School of Public Policy

Rosa, Marguerite - McCourt School of Public Policy

Singh, Lisa - Computer Science

Tong, Yuye - Chemistry

Urbach, Jeffrey - Physics

Weinstein, Maxine - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

2016 (for 2015-16)

Alker, Joan - McCourt School of Public Policy

Bansal, Shweta - Biology

Bilchik, Shay - McCourt School of Public Policy

Carnevale, Anthony - McCourt School of Public Policy

Cha, Victor - School of Foreign Service

Corlette, Sabrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Dillon-Merrill, Robin - McDonough School of Business

Freericks, James - Physics

Goldman, Derek - Performing Arts

Habyarimana, James - McCourt School of Public Policy

Hahm, Jong-In - Chemistry

Holt, Katrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Howard, Darlene -Psychology

Jack, Billy - Economics

Lucia, Kevin - McCourt School of Public Policy

Martin, Susan - School of Foreign Service

Mayer, Rochelle - McCourt School of Public Policy

Mitchell, Jean - McCourt School of Public Policy

Roza, Marguerite - McCourt School of Public Policy

Sherr, Micah - Computer Science

Swift, Jennifer - Chemistry

Tong, Yuye - Chemistry

Urbach, Jeffrey - Physics

Warren, Timothy - Chemistry

Weinstein, Maxine - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Wolf, Christian - Chemistry

2015 (for 2014-15)

Alker, Joan - McCourt School of Public Policy

Barbara, Paola - Physics

Bilchik, Sheldon - McCourt School of Public Policy

Calvert, Sandra - Psychology

Carnevale, Anthony - McCourt School of Public Policy

Corlette, Sabrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Dillon-Merrill, Robin - McDonough School of Business

Habyarimana, James - McCourt School of Public Policy

Hoadley, John - McCourt School of Public Policy

Holt, Katrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Howard, Darlene - Psychology

Hsu, Becky - Sociology

Lifshey, Adam - Spanish and Portuguese

Lucia, Kevin - McCourt School of Public Policy

Marsh, Abigail - Psychology

Marshall, Katherine - School of Foreign Service

Martin, Susan - School of Foreign Service

Mayer, Rochelle - McCourt School of Public Policy

Richards, John - McCourt School of Public Policy

Stent, Angela - Government

Urbach, Jeffrey - Physics

Vaidya, Chandan - Psychology

Weinstein, Maxine - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

2014 (for 2013-14)

Alker, Joan - McCourt School of Public Policy

Barbara, Paola - Physics

Bilchik, Sheldon - McCourt School of Public Policy

Carnevale, Anthony - McCourt School of Public Policy

Corlette, Sabrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Farr, Thomas - School of Foreign Service

Freericks, Jim -Physics

Hahm, Jong-InPhysics

Holt, Katrina - McCourt School of Public Policy

Howard, Darlene - Psychology

Ichiye, Toshiko -Chemistry

Kofman, MilaMcCourt School of Public Policy

Martin, Susan - School of Foreign Service

Mayer, Rochelle - McCourt School of Public Policy

Mitchell, Jean - McCourt School of Public Policy

Neale, Joseph - Biology

Roepe, Paul - Chemistry

Urbach, Jeff - Physics

Vaidya, Chandan - Psychology

Weinstein, Maxine - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Weiss, Richard - Chemistry

Wolf, Christian - Chemistry