Ronald J. Glossop, PhD

Title:  Philosophy Educator (Retired)

Company: Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville (SIUE)

Location: Saint Louis, MO United States



  • American Association of Esperanto Instructors (president, 2009-2018) (vice president, 1988-1992)
  • American Association of University Professors, member
  • American Philosophical Association
  • Citizens for Global Solutions (formerly World Federalist Association) (Chair, St. Louis chapter 1970-Present) (national board member, 1970-Present)
  • Concerned Philosophers for Peace
  • Consortium on Peace, Research and Development
  • Esperanto – USA (honorary member, 2012)
  • Esperanto League North America (ELNA) (board of directors, 1985-1987)
  • Hume Studies Journal (editorial staff member, 1978-1992)
  • Internacia Ligo de Esperantistaj Instruistoj (vice president, 1991-1993)
  • International League of Instructors of Esperanto (ILEI) (honorary member, 2018)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • World Federalist Association (now known as Citizens for Global Solutions) (vice president, 1985-2003)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Citizen for Global Solutions (2017)
  • Author, “Philosophy: An Introduction to its Problems and Vocabulary,” Dell, New York, NY (1974)
  • Author, “Confronting War: An examination of Humanity’s Most Pressing Problem,” MacFarland, Jefferson, NC, (1st ed, 1983; 2nd ed, 1987; 3rd 1994; 4th ed. 2001)
  • Author, “World Federation? a critical Analysis of Federal World Government,” MacFarland, Jefferson, NC (1993)
  • Author of that “World Federation?” book which was then translated into Esperanto by Johano Rapley and then published as “Monda Federacio? Ampleska Analizo de Federacia Mondregistaro,” Hardbound, Inc., Florissant, MO (ISBN 0-9679662-9-9) (2001)
  • Contributions to over 30 articles to philosophical, peace and Esperanto journals

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