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History educator

Jordan Abraham Schwarz, American history educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1985; Twentieth Century Fund grantee, 1982.

Background

Schwarz, Jordan Abraham was born on September 13, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Oscar and Helen (Karp) Schwarz.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1959. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1967.

Career

Instructor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1965-1967;assistant professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1967-1970;associate professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1970-1980;professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1980-1986;presidential research professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1986-1990;university research professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, since 1990;distinguished research professor, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, since 1992.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: investing.

Connections

Married Linda Leibowitz, May 26, 1963. Children: Orrin, Jessica.

father:
Oscar Schwarz

mother:
Helen (Karp) Schwarz

spouse:
Linda Leibowitz

children:
Orrin Schwarz

Jessica Schwarz