The Ohio State University
He is the author of Cold Warriors and Coups d'Etat: Brazilian American Relations, 1945-1964 and more than a dozen articles on U.S.-Latin American relations. Currently he is working on the impact of rock music on globalization, as well as the history of the inter-American system.
A charismatic teacher, Professor Weis has been recognized with both the Student Senate's "Teacher of the Year" award and the University's Dupont Teaching Award.
For a link to Professor Weis' interview about his recollection of John F. Kennedy and Latin America, click here.
For a story by Professor Weis about the music of the 1960s, click here.
For a story by Professor Weis about his travel course, "The Beatles and Their World," click here.
For a link to Professor's Weis's interview on WGLT FM about The Beatles, click here.
To listen to Professor Weis's talk "John Adams and the Origins of US Diplomacy," click here. (MP3)
To read Professor Weis's article "Revolution: 10 Ways the Beatles Shook the World," click here.
|History 152||United States Since 1877|
|History 160||Introduction to Latin American History|
|History 252||The Sixties: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll?|
|History 253||The Beatles and Their World|
|History 352||Recent United States History|
|History 353||US Foreign Relations to 1914|
|History 354||US Foreign Relations since 1914|
|History 360||Modern Brazil|
|History 361||Central America and the Caribbean|
|History 490||Senior Seminar|
|International Studies 240||Introduction to International Studies|
|International Studies 488||Senior Seminar|
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updated January 2014