Emeritus Associate Professor of History [OSU Newark]
Richard D. Shiels; B.A., Hope College, 1968; M.A.R., Yale University, 1971; Ph.D., Boston University, 1976.
A faculty member at the Newark campus, Professor Shiels specializes in American religious history and is the author of articles on that topic. His present research focuses on religious revivals and the formation of voluntary religious societies in New England from 1760 to 1840. He was the recipient of The Ohio State University-Newark Teaching Excellence Award in 1977, 1985, and 1988.