Alan Levenson is Schusterman/Josey Chair of Jewish History at The University of Oklahoma and Director of the Schusterman Center for Judaic & Israel Studies. Alan taught history, thought and Bible at Siegal College in Cleveland for 18 years, where he authored many essays and three books. Since moving to Oklahoma, he has published an additional three books. His first professional love remains teaching. Professor Levenson lives with his wife in Norman, Oklahoma, and their college-age son is currently studying in Heidelberg, Germany.