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Ping Distinguished Teaching

Dr. William Condee at a 2014 Café Conversation on “Fracking the Opera Houses.”
Dr. William Condee at a 2014 Café Conversation on “Fracking the Opera Houses.”

The National Endowment of the Humanities endowment income provides salary supplements for three distinguished teaching professors as well as modest honorariums for several fellows of the Ping Institute.

It also funds projects such as library acquisitions, teaching colloquia, curriculum revisions, and summer workshops for high school humanities teachers.

Current Distinguished Teaching Professors of the Ping Institute

Dr. Fred Drogula (2018-present) — Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities, Director of the Ping Institute, Professor of Classics

Dr. Linda Rice (2013-present) — James S. Reid/Standard Products Company Professor of Humanities and Professor of English

Dr. Brian Schoen (2021-present) — James Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of the Charles J. Ping Institute for Teaching of the Humanities and Associate Professor of History

Emeriti Distinguished Teaching Professors

Dr. Thomas H. Carpenter — Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Classics

Dr. William F. Condee (2007-2020) — J. Richard Hamilton/Baker & Hostetler Professor of Humanities and Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts

Dr. Alan R. Booth — J. Richard Hamilton/Baker & Hostetler Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Professor Emeritus of History

Dr. Dean McWilliams (Deceased) — J. Richard Hamilton/Baker & Hostetler Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Professor of English

Dr. Lois D. Vines (1994-2017) — James S. Reid/Standard Products Company Professor of Humanities and Professor of French

Current Fellows

Dr. Matthew Cornish (2020-present) — Associate Professor of Theater History

Dr. Samuel Crowl (1994-present) —Trustee Professor of English, Founding Member of the Ping Institute

Dr. Nukhet Sandal (2021-present)—Associate Professor of Political Science.

Dr. Carey Snyder (2020-present) — Associate Professor of English

Former Fellows

Dr. Charles J. Ping — President Emeritus and Trustee Professor of Philosophy and Education, is Director Emeritus and Adjunct Fellow of the Ping Institute.

Kizzie Elmore-Clark —Teacher of Humanities, Federal Hocking High School

Dr. Brian Collins (2014-2017) — Assistant Professor, Department of Classics and World Religions

Dr. Andrew Escobedo (2000-2003) — Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Katherine Jellison (1998-2006) — Professor of History

Dr. Paul C. Jones (2004-2007) — Associate Professor of English

Dr. Mary Jane Kelley (2007-present) — Associate Professor Spanish

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan (2017-2020) — Assistant Professor of Spanish

Dr. Ayesha K. Hardison (2011-present) — Assistant Professor, Department of English

Dr. Joseph McLaughlin (2017-2020) — Associate Professor of English

Dr. Assan Sarr (2014-2017) — Assistant Professor, Department of History

Dr. Miriam Shadis (2007-2010) — Assistant Professor, History

Ms. Susan J. Dietz (2010-2012) —Teacher of Humanities, Logan-Hocking Middle School