The lead instructors for the institute are Professor Lucy Shelton Caswell and Assistant Professor Jenny Robb, both curators of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and experts of the history of editoiral cartoons.
Joining the faculty are scholars from other humanities departments at Ohio State: Dr. Felecia Ross, School of Communication, Dr. Charles Massey, Department of Art, and Dr. John Brooke, Department of History, as well as former Columbus Dispatch editorial cartoonist Jeff Stahler.
Rob Snavely of Hillsboro High School will facilitate discussion among participants about strategies and techniques on using editorial cartoons in the classroom.
Thomas Nast. "Who Stole the People's Money," Harper's Weekly, 1871.