Dr. Weis teaches courses on Latin American history. He received his MA in Latin American Studies from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and his PhD in History from the University of California, Davis. His book, Bakers and Basques: A Social History of Bread in Mexico (University of New Mexico Press, 2012), is a history of food, workers, and politics in revolutionary Mexico. He is currently working on a new project, tentatively called God Restrains the Devil But Not the President, a cultural history of Catholic activists in Mexico City during the 1920s.
During Fall 2013, Dr. Weis is teaching the following courses. Printable syllabi are available below:
- HIST 118: History of Mexico | Syllabus
- HIST 314: History of Latin America to 1855 | Syllabus
- HIST 480: Senior Seminar: Outsider Looking In | Syllabus
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