The Elizabeth Lewis Otey Professorship in East Asian Studies was established in 1994 under the will of Elizabeth Otey Watson in memory of her mother. The endowment provides support to a distinguished member of the faculty, using the Reeves Center and Watson Pavilion collections as an integral component of teaching responsibilities and academic research.
Current Elizabeth Lewis Otey Professor in East Asian Studies:
Joan O'Mara, Professor of Art History (1946-2009)
Roger B. Jeans, Professor of History (retired 2006)