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April 24, 2019 at 4:48 pm

Alumni News | Schneider Named Emporia State Distinguished Professor

Gregory L. Schneider, portrait

Dr. Gregory L. Schneider

Ohio University alum Dr. Gregory Schneider earned Emporia State University’s highest faculty honor, reports the Emporia Gazette.

Schneider, Professor of History at Emporia State in Kansas, earned an M.A. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 1992.

Gregory Schneider is a professor with high standards who pushes his students to excel.

He is nationally recognized for significant contributions to modern U.S. history. He is respected for giving his time and talents to Emporia State through service on Faculty Senate and other campus committees.

Tuesday, Schneider was named Emporia State University’s 2019 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor.

Read more in the Emporia Gazette.

According to KVOE, Schneider was surprised by how the administration told him about the award.

Invasions are typically never good, but there was an exception this week.

Emporia State history professor Greg Schneider says his classroom was invaded by university administrators Tuesday. The reason: to announce Schneider as this year’s Roe Cross Distinguished Professor.

Schneider currently teaches undergraduate sections in US history, with focal points including 1900-1945, the Cold War and post-1977 events. He has also taught courses about the 1960s, diplomatic history, the history of conservatism and the history of railroads.

Read more at KVOE and listen to an interview with Schneider.

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