G. Frederick Roll, W’34

This professorship was established through the bequest of G. Frederick Roll, W’34 and is named in honor of Francis E. Johnston, a biological anthropologist and an emeritus professor of anthropology at Penn. Johnston completed his Ph.D. at Penn in 1962 and served on the faculty of the Department of Anthropology for nearly four decades as well as Department Chair from 1982 to 1994. He also founded the Center for Community Partnerships’ Urban Nutrition Initiative, a project which has helped to improve community nutrition and wellness in West Philadelphia.

Named Professors

Asif Agha, Francis E. Johnston Term Professor