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fencing coach , History educator

Laurence Dana Schiller, American History educator, fencing coach. Certified prevost d'armes. Named Fencing Administrator of the Decade, National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1991; NDFL Title VI grantee, 1972-1974, Fulbright Hays grantee, 1975.

Background

Schiller, Laurence Dana was born on July 3, 1950 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward Herman and Roselle Jean (Lind) Schiller.

Education

AB, Rutgers University, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy in History, Northwestern University, 1982.

Career

Lecturer department history, Ohio U., Athens, 1977; head fencing coach, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1978; lecturer department history, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1982; lecturer University College, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1985. Member committee National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's and Women's Fencing Committee, 1987-1992.

Achievements

  • Certified prevost d'armes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: African History: Select Reading Lists, 1992. Author articles and book reviews.

Membership

Member African Studies Association, American History Association, United States Fencing Association (vice chair Illinois division), Midwest Coaches Association (secretary), United States Fencing Coaches Association (secretary Midwest since 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, Civil War, coins.

Connections

Married Cathleen Anne Weigley, August 17, 1974.

father:
Edward Herman Schiller

mother:
Roselle Jean (Lind) Schiller

spouse:
Cathleen Anne Weigley