Philosophy Professor Emeritus Ronald E. Santoni, has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who.

The Award notes:

Dr. Ronald E. Santoni celebrates a career in academia that spanned more than 50 years. A faculty member at Denison University from 1964 to 2002, he is the Maria Theresa Barney professor and chair emeritus of philosophy and former department chairman. He also taught at Wabash College during the early 1960s, was a visiting scholar and visiting lecturer at the University of Cambridge in England, a visiting fellow and life member at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, and a research fellow, visiting fellow and visiting scholar on a number of occasions at Yale University. Dr. Santoni continues to serve as a non-residential fellow at Berkeley College, Yale University.

A prolific author, Dr. Santoni has authored and co-authored 170 articles, commentaries and reviews in various American and international scholarly journals and other professional publications. Many of his writings have notably focused on his studies of French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. Dr. Santoni authored two books on Sartre, the first titled ‘Bad Faith, Good Faith, and Authenticity in the Early Sartre’, and the second, ‘Sartre on Violence: Curiously Ambivalent’, in 2002. He has been a contributing author, editor, co-editor and contributing editor to almost 20 other books. Additionally, Dr. Santoni was active on the editorial board of the Journal of Peace and Justice Studies. A frequent speaker at national and international conferences in his area of expertise, Dr. Santoni has also presented numerous papers and commentaries at various professional meetings both nationally and internationally, including the University of Paris, Sorbonne.

A social and political activist most of his life, Dr. Santoni is passionately opposed to war, racism, oppression and related issues. He has been a non-residential partner of the Open Door Community, a non profit organization in Atlanta, now in Baltimore. As a non-residential partner, he has sought to help the homeless, the hungry, the imprisoned, and the oppressed.

July 28, 2020