Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Brian Abel Ragen, PhD

Title: Emeritus Professor of English
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States


  • American Recorder Society
  • Conference on Christianity and Literature
  • Country Dance and Song Society
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (volunteer)
  • Field House Museum (secretary, board member)
  • Fontbonne University (trustee)
  • Knights of Malta (2019)
  • Modern Language Association
  • Order of St. John (St. Louis Coordinator, St. John Volunteer Corps)
  • Order of the Holy Sepulcher
  • Pomona College
  • Princeton University
  • Louis Cathedral Concert (board member)


  • Recipient, Service Medal of the Order of St. John with 3 Bars Recognizing 25 Years of Service, Presented by HRH The Duke of Gloucester (2022)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020, 2019)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Author, Tom Wolfe, A Critical Companion (2002)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest (1992-1993)
  • Author, A Wreck on the Road to Damascus (1989)
  • Contributor, Numerous Articles, Popular and Professional Publications
  • Recipient, Campaign Medal of the Order of Malta with the Covid-19 Clasp for continuing to help the sick and the poor with a mobile van during the Covid-19 pandemic

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