W. Michael Weis
Professor of History
The Ohio State University
Trained at The Ohio State University, Professor Weis has taught at Illinois Wesleyan
since 1988. He specializes in U.S. foreign relations, recent U.S. history and Latin
American history with a special interest in Brazil.
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
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,"
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.
To read Professor Weis's article "Revolution: 10 Ways the Beatles Shook the World,"
||United States Since 1877
||Introduction to Latin American History
||The Sixties: Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll?
||The Beatles and Their World
||Spanish North America
||Recent United States History
||US Foreign Relations to 1914
||US Foreign Relations since 1914
|International Studies 240
||Introduction to International Studies
|International Studies 488