Associate Professor
Department of History

John Weber

NORFOLK, 23529

Dr. Weber is an Associate Professor in the Department of History. He received a Ph.D. in 2008 from William and Mary, an M.A. in 2002, also from William and Mary, and a B.A. in 2000 from Vanderbilt University.

Ph.D. in History, College of William & Mary, (2008)

M.A. in History, College of William & Mary, (2002)

B.A. in History, Vanderbilt University, (2000)


(2024). William Hanson and the Texas-Mexico Border: Violence, Corruption, and the Making of the Gatekeeper State. University of Texas Press.
Weber, J. (2015). From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century. University of North Carolina Press.
  • 2017: Short-Term Research Fellowship, Huntington Library
  • 2015: Finalist, Weber-Clements Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America, Western History Association
  • 2008: Summerlee Foundation Fellowship, Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
  • 2006: John H. Jenkins Research Fellowship, Texas State Historical Association
  • 2005: George Pozzetta Dissertation Research Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society
  • 2002: Fellow, Oaxaca Summer Institute of Modern Mexican History