MIT Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Professor and Scholar Program
Former MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008
2006-2007 | 2005-2006 | 2004-2005 | 2003-2004 | 2002-2003 | 2001-2002
2000-2001 | 1999-2000 | 1998-1999 | 1997-1998 | 1996-1997 | 1995-1996


2012-2013 [ View Profiles ]

Eilaf Ahmed, MLK Visiting Scholar, Chemistry

Paul Ampadu, MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Terrence Blackman, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Carlos Castillo-Chavez, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ta-Nehisi Coates, MLK Visiting Scholar, Writing

Julio D’Arcy, MLK Visiting Scholar, Chemical Engineering

Thomas Epps, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Robert Hampshire, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Engineering Systems Division

Sophia Inzunza, MLK Visiting Scholar, Physics

Susan Perkins, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Sloan School of Management

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, MLK Visiting Scholar, Physics


2011-2012 [ View Profiles ]

Eilaf Ahmed, MLK Visiting Scholar, Chemistry

Paul Ampadu, MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Andra Gillespie, MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Political Science

Keivan Guadalupe-Stassun, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Sophia Inzunza, MLK Visiting Scholar, Physics

Juana Mendenhall, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Susan Perkins, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Sloan School of Management

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, MLK Visiting Scholar, Physics

Sean Seymore, MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Science, Technology, and Society


2010-2011 [ View Profiles ]

Donal Fox, MLK Visiting Scholar, Music and Theatre Arts

S. James Gates, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Hector Hugo Hernandez, MLK Visiting Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Reuben A. Buford May, MLK Visiting Professor, Anthropology

Isaac Mbiti, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics

Juana Mendenhall, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Donna J. Nelson, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemical Engineering


2009-2010      [ View Profiles ]

Donal Fox, MLK Visiting Scholar, Music and Theater Arts

John Harkless, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemistry

Ray O'Neal, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Carl Paris, MLK Visiting Scholar, Women's Studies and School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Steward Pickett, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, MLK Visiting Scholar, Literature

Quayshawn Spencer, MLK Visiting Professor, Philosophy

Latanya Sweeney, MLK Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


2008-2009

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Dereje Agonafer, MLK Visiting Professor (summer 2008), Mechanical Engineering

Leonard Daniel, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Thomas Glave, MLK Visiting Professor, Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies

Carl Paris, MLK Visiting Scholar, Women's Studies and School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Latanya Sweeney, MLK Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


2007-2008

Dereje Agonafer, MLK Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Tewodros Amdeberhan, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Melissa Blanco Borelli, MLK Visiting Scholar, Music and Theater Arts

Don Byron, MLK Visiting Professor, Music and Theater Arts

Ana Castillo, MLK Visiting Professor, Writing and Humanistic Studies/Women's and Gender Studies

Brenda Dixon-Gottschild, MLK Visiting Scholar, Women's and Gender Studies

Frank Espinosa, MLK Visiting Scholar, Media Arts and Sciences and Writing Program

William Harris, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Dale Joachim, MLK Visiting Professor, Media Arts and Sciences

Ainissa G. Ramirez, MLK Visiting Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Wilton Virgo, MLK Visiting Scholar, Chemistry

Dwight Williams, MLK Visiting Professor, Dual Appointment: Nuclear Science and Engineering; Political Science, Security Studies Program


2006-2007

Frank Espinosa, MLK Visiting Scholar, Media Arts and Sciences and Writing Program

William Harris, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Dale Joachim, MLK Visiting Professor, Media Arts and Sciences

Eugene "Gus" Newport, MLK Visiting Scholar, Urban Studies and Planning

Ainissa G. Ramirez, MLK Visiting Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Akalu Tefera, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Wilton Virgo, MLK Visiting Scholar, Chemistry

Dwight Williams, MLK Visiting Professor, Dual Appointment: Nuclear Science and Engineering; Political Science, Security Studies Program


2005-2006

Taft Broome, Jr., MLK Visiting Professor, Engineering Systems Division

Earthea Nance, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning


2004-2005

Daniel Byrd, MLK Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management

Jonathan Farley, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Alethia Jones, MLK Visiting Scholar, Urban Studies and Planning

Anthony Joseph, MLK Visiting Professor, Laboratory for Computer Science

Koffi Maglo, MLK Visiting Professor, Linguistics

Patricia Powell, MLK Visiting Scholar, Writing Program


2003-2004

Xavier de Souza Briggs , MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Jonathan Farley, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Mark Lloyd, MLK Visiting Scholar, Urban Studies and Planning

Koffi Maglo, MLK Visiting Professor, Linguistics

Olufemi Olowolafe, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Arlie Petters, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Patricia Powell, MLK Visiting Scholar, Writing Program


2002-2003

Edna Ambundo, MLK Visiting Scholar (one semester), Chemistry

Xavier de Souza Briggs , MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Jonathan Farley, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Otis Jennings, MLK Visiting Scholar, Sloan School of Management

Mark Lloyd, MLK Visiting Scholar, Urban Studies and Planning

Sekazi Mtingwa, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Olufemi Olowolafe, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Arlie Petters, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Gus Solomons, MLK Visiting Scholar (Two week visit in September), Music and Theater Arts


2001-2002

Edna Ambundo, MLK Visiting Scholar , Chemistry

Otis Jennings, MLK Visiting Scholar , Sloan School of Management

Raul Lejano, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Sekazi Mtingwa, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Eni Njoku, MLK Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phillip Thompson, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning


2000-2001

Relva Buchanan, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Raul Lejano, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Alfred Noel, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Kwandwo Osseo-Asare, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Stephen Ruffin, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Phillip Thompson, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning


1999-2000

Relva Buchanan, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Lloyd Demetrius, MLK Visiting Professor, Brain and Cognitive Science

Harvey Gantt, MLK Visiting Professor, Architecture

Guillermo Gomez-Pena, MLK Visiting Scholar , MLK Artist in Residence

Starling Hunter, MLK Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management

Olusegun Ilegbusi, MLK Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Lynda Jordan, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemistry

Karyn Lacy, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Arthur Mutambara, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics


1998-1999

Ernesto Cortes, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Lloyd Demetrius, MLK Visiting Professor, Brain and Cognitive Science

Starling Hunter, MLK Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management

Lynda Jordan, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemistry

Pamela McCauley-Bell, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Arnold Stancell, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemical Engineering


1997-1998

Ernesto Cortes, MLK Visiting Professor, Urban Studies and Planning

Lloyd Demetrius, MLK Visiting Professor, Brain and Cognitive Science

Lynda Jordan, MLK Visiting Professor, Chemistry

Kevin Kornegay, MLK Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Steven Lee, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Pamela McCauley-Bell, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Oliver McGee, MLK Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Winston Soboyejo, MLK Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

Louis Thomas, MLK Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management


1996-1997

Richard Joseph, MLK Visiting Professor, Political Science

Steven Lee, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Oliver McGee, MLK Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

William Quivers, MLK Visiting Professor, Physics

Walter Rodriquez, MLK Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Wesley Harris, MLK Visiting Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics


1995-1996

Richard Joseph, MLK Visiting Professor, Political Science

Steven Lee, MLK Visiting Professor, Mathematics

Oliver McGee, MLK Visiting Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering