Joseph Herring is an historian and a senior program officer with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). A native Washingtonian and a United States Navy veteran, he has two degrees in history (BA 1977, MA 1981) from the University of Maryland. In 1986, he earned a Ph.D. in American History from Texas Christian University. Prior to joining the NEH staff in 1991, he taught history at Kansas Newman College in Wichita for three years and worked for two years as an archivist at the National Archives in Washington. Dr. Herring has written numerous historical articles about the American West and American Indians. His books are Kenekuk, the Kickapoo Prophet and The Enduring Indians of Kansas. He has been a member of First Unitarian Universalist Church, Wichita, Kansas, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring, Maryland, and the Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Bowie, Maryland.
Arthur Buckminster Fuller