Jack H. Schuster


  • Recipient of the Association for the Study of Higher Education’s Distinguished Career Award, 2007
  • Recipient of the American Education Research Association’s Exemplary Research Award, 2008
  • Co-author, The Faculty Factor: Reassessing the American Academy in a Turbulent Era (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
  • Co-recipient with Howard Bowen of Association of American Colleges/ACE's Frederic Ness Book Award for American Professors (Oxford Univ. Press, 1986)

Jack H. Schuster is senior research fellow and professor emeritus of education and public policy at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. Previous roles include: Professor of Education and Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University, assistant director of admissions at Tulane University; legislative assistant, then administrative assistant, to Congressman John Brademas; and assistant to the chancellor and lecturer in political science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Schuster has authored or co-authored numerous works and served in leadership roles for a number of academic organizations, including chairing the American Association of University Professors’ committees on campus governance policies and accreditation. He formerly chaired the Journal of Higher Education’s editorial board and served as a member of the Board of Trustees, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA.  Schuster earned a B.A. in history at Tulane University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.A. in political science from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in education from the University of California, Berkeley.