About Steven Ozment

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Steven Ozment is a native Arkansan who has lived in New England since 1960. He is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University. The father of five children ranging in age from 45 to 18, he presently lives in Newburyport, MA with his wife, Susan Schweizer, Vice President and Senior Quality Manager at J.P. Morgan-Chase. He has taught at the Eberhard-Karls-University in Tuebingen, Germany and at Yale, Stanford, and Harvard. The co-author of both Western and World Civ textbooks, he taught Western Civ at Yale, Stanford, and Harvard and continues to teach it today. The author of ten books, his Age of Reform, 1250-1550 (1980) won the Schaff History Prize (1981) and was nominated for the 1981 National Book Award. Five of his books have been selections of the History Book Club and several have been translated into European, Asian, and/or South American languages. His latest is A Mighty Fortress: A New History of the German People. He is presently researching a study of the German world of artist Lucas Cranach, the Elder.