Ping Distinguished Teaching
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
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
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