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SCHUSTER, Edward James

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SCHUSTER, Edward James. (Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 25, 1908--Dubuque, IA, July 16, 1998). Schuster, listed in Who's Who in the Midwest and the International Who's Who in Education, wrote approximately one hundred publications including books and articles. His topics ranged from education to political military and social issues. For more than twenty-five years he was a contributing editor of the Social Justice Review. His most recent book was entitled Human Rights Today: Revolution or Evolution.

Schuster moved to Dubuque in 1956 and served as a professor of foreign languages at LORAS COLLEGE until 1973. He held the position of chairperson of the humanities division from 1972 to 1973.

From 1974 through 1977, Schuster was a lecturer in foreign languages at Northern Arizona University and taught an honors course in the history of the Italian Renaissance. He was a visiting professor of history and political science at the Ibero-American University, Mexico City, Mexico, during the summer programs of 1965, 1967, and 1972. Schuster served as president of the Wisconsin Council of Latin Americanists (now the North Central Council of Latin Americanists) from 1969 to 1970.