Associate Professor of History

Harvard University

Professor Horwitz is our modern Europeanist.  He teaches a survey of modern world history and more specialized courses about Germany, the Holocaust, Vienna, and the Two World Wars.

In 1990 Gordon published In the Shadow of Death: Living Outside the Gates of Mauthausen, a study of the way in which the civilian population surrounding an Austrian concentration camp related to the camp.  He is now working on a second book about the Lodz ghetto in Poland during the Second World War.