Charles L. Leider, FAICP

Enhancing design education and preserving historic urban design sites in Oklahoma has been a hallmark of Dr. Charles Leider’s 30-year impressive teaching, research, and outreach activities at Oklahoma State University. These outstanding efforts have included developing study abroad programs to historic sites in Japan and Peru along with related domestic and international internships. His significant scholarship work with his students include case studies of interpretive and measured drawings of historic urban design sites which are available online through the U.S. Library of Congress, along with self-guided regional historic site tours through the Department of Tourism website. Inducted 2016.