In Memoriam: Elizabeth M. Ring, 1933-2021

Elizabeth Ring, one of the first women to teach at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, died on January 19.

Dr. Ring was a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Manitoba and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dr. Ring was one of the earliest women to teach at Hamilton, where her husband was a professor of physics. Dr. Ring first served as a visiting instructor in the late 1960s and continued to teach philosophy courses until the early 1990s. She was a founding member of the Faculty for Women’s Concerns organization on campus and was a strong advocate for women’s equality and feminist scholarship.

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