Offenhiser Associate Professor of History & Political Science
Dr. Richard Wixon is the Offenheiser Chair in History and Political Science. Wixon has been teaching for over twenty-five years, with more than fifteen of those at Lakeland. Students frequently refer to him as an "encyclopedia of knowledge." Wixon was awarded the Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award in 1996 and the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Alumni in 2001. He has a wife and three sons and enjoys camping and traveling by train.