Stan Schuchman is a professor emeritus and former dean, vice
president, and provost of Gallaudet University, a world leader in
education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing
students. With Gallaudet from 1967-1999, Schuchman was honored with
a "Distinguished Faculty" award (1991) and a research appointment
as Schaefer Professor (1998). He continues to write, lecture, and
consult as a partner in BJS Associates.
Schuchman developed techniques for videotaping oral history
interviews of deaf persons who use sign language. In 1991 in
Washington, D.C., he organized and chaired the first international
conference on deaf history. He is a past president of Oral History
in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and has edited a widely respected
regional newsletter on oral history.
In 1998, Schuchman and Professor Donna F. Ryan organized a
conference on the Holocaust, "Deaf People in Hitler's Europe,
1933-1945," in cooperation with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
He is co-author/editor of the anthology Deaf People in Hitler's
Europe and author of Hollywood Speaks, Deafness and the
Film Entertainment Industry.