Christopher Ebert Schmidt-Nowara

Somerville, Massachusetts

1966 - 2015


Somerville, Massachusetts


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Schmidt-Nowara, Christopher Ebert Dr. Christopher Ebert Schmidt-Nowara, PhD, died suddenly on June 27, 2015 after a brief illness, while visiting his daughter in Paris, France. He was 48 years old and the Professor of History and Prince of Asturias Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization at...

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Didn't know him personally, but he was a fabulous scholar whose research has been so helpful to me in my pursuits. Mighty sad for me to be searching for one of his articles online, and instead find his obituary. May he rest in peace.

I feel extremely sad to have lost an exceptional friend, colleague and historian. My most sincere condolences to his family.

I met Chris last year when he came to South Carolina to take part in a collaborative project on the "Crisis of the 1860s" in the US, Latin America, and Europe. No one took greater interest or joy in this collaborative enterprise. He made several suggestions that improved my introduction to the book that came out of our conference. We were going to meet in Paris and I was so looking forward to seeing him again. I'm so sad to think of this brilliant and energetic young historian...

A dear friend who always smiled and enjoyed life, and who will be missed by all who knew him. May his daughter have all the protection and care she needs.

Joyce and I were so shocked and saddened to hear of Chris' passing. We offer our sincerest condolences. Joe Conlon

My very sincere condolences to Chris' family. He will be very much missed in the academic community in Boston.

My deepest condolences to his family. Chris was a friend and a generous colleague.

There are no words.
Chris was a beautiful soul with
wit and intellect. It was an honor to know him.
To all in the family, I am so very sorry for this terrible loss.
May memories of Chris be vivid and comforting. Thinking of you all often, with love.

I am shocked and saddened.

So supportive when we were colleagues at Fordham Lincoln Center-warm, funny, and engaging.
Roger Panetta