On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Hewes Design Awards - 1985
After graduating from Knox with a degree in theatre in 1972, Riddell received his doctorate from Stanford University in 1978, and proceeded to have successful careers at the University of California-San Diego, Harvard University, and Duke, respectively. During this time, Riddell also worked as a professional theatre designer, winning a Tony Award for his lighting design in the 1985 Broadway production of Big River. Currently vice president, university secretary, and special assistant to the president of Duke University. Shortly after he joined the president’s office at Duke, Riddell joined the Knox College Board of Trustees in 2005.