Simon Schama

Simon  Schama

Simon Schama is a Columbia University professor of history and art history and the author of numerous works, including Rough Crossings, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction, and The Embarrassment of Wealth. He writes on politics and culture for the Financial Times and has written and presented over fifty documentaries for the BBC, PBS, and the History Channel, including The Power of Art, which won the 2007 International Emmy for Outstanding Arts Programming.