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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS 50th Anniversary Celebration

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50th Anniversary

National Scientific Leadership Meeting and
Annual Recognition Program

Proud Past and Promising Future
January 21-23, 2004
New Orleans, Louisiana

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G. Edward Shuh

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Edward SchuhG. Edward Schuh is Regents Professor and the Orville and Jane Freeman Professor in International Trade and Investment Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, at the University of Minnesota. He has made international contributions as an educator, author, and administrator in the areas of economic development, international trade, exchange rate policy, and food and agricultural policy. His work has included extensive travel throughout the world, with emphasis on Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. He is the author or co-author of six books, has edited an additional six books, and has over 150 technical and scientific papers to his credit.

Schuh served as Dean of the Humphrey Institute from 1987 to 1997. He was on the faculty at Purdue University, and was Head of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. He also served as Program Advisor to the Ford Foundation in Brazil for six years, as Senior Staff Economist to President Gerald R. Ford's Council of Economic Advisors, as Deputy Under-Secretary for International Affairs and Commodity Programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and as Director of Agriculture and Rural Development at the World Bank in Washington, DC.

Schuh serves on the National Research Council's Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR), the Board of Trustees of the Sasakawa Africa Association, the Scientific Advisory Committee, which advises the Institute of Food Technology, and the Board of Trustees of the International Potato Centre (CIP).

Schuh holds a B.S. in Agricultural Education from Purdue University, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He has received five professional awards from the American Agricultural Economics Association. He was named Professor Honoris Causis at the Federal University of Vicosa (Brazil) in 1965, and received the degree of Doctor of Agriculture, honoris causis, from Purdue University in 1992. He was elected a Fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1977 and is a Fellow of the American Agricultural Economic Association. He was elected a Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science in1989. In the spring of 1998 Schuh was elected a Regents Professor, the highest academic honor bestowed on a faculty member at the University of Minnesota.

Schuh lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is married to Maria Ignez Angeli Schuh.

 

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