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Simon Schama

Simon Schama is a professor of history and art history at Columbia University. His many works on history and art include Landscape and Memory, Dead Certainties: Unwarranted Speculations, Rembrandts Eyes, Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, and Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution. He is best known for writing and hosting the 15-part BBC documentary series, A History of Britain, and The Power of Art, an eight-part documentary for PBS Television. He is an art and cultural critic for The New Yorker.