Gloria Alter

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Gloria Alter has been a teacher educator for over 20 years, addressing human rights and social justice issues through social studies education. She was an Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb and a Visiting Associate Professor at DePaul University, Chicago. Gloria was the editor of Social Studies and the Young Learner for the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), and as President of the International Assembly of NCSS, she initiated the development of the international journal, Journal of International Social Studies, and its column on social justice.