The William P. Ames Jr. Professorship was established in 2000 under the will of Mrs. Mary Farley Lee in honor and memory of her brother, a 1941 graduate of Washington and Lee University.
Current William P. Ames Jr. Professor:
Krzysztof Jasiewicz, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences
M.A. Warsaw University
O. Kendall White Jr., Professor of Sociology (retired 2008)