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Robert Weis

Robert Weis


Department of History
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-2098
Ross 3290B
Office Hours
MWF 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Department of History
Campus Box 116
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Modern Mexico

Publications/Creative Works

For Christ and Country: Militant Catholic Youth in Post-Revolutionary Mexico. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.

“The Reforma Period in Mexico,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History (2018).

Bakers & Basques: A Social History of Bread in Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2012.

“The Mexican Revolution on Trial: Assassination, Christianity, and the Rule of Law in 1920s Mexico.” Hispanic American Historical Review 9:6 (May 2016).

“Pious Delinquents: Anticlericalism and Crime in Revolutionary Mexico.” The Americas (April 2016).

“Pan Dulce” and “Bimbo Bread”. In Iconic Mexico: An Encyclopedia from Acapulco to Zócalo, edited by Eric Zolov. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2015.

“Butchers Anywhere: Food, Hunger, and the Sudden Liberalization of Markets in Insurgent Mexico.” Historia Iberoamericana (Santiago, Chile) Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 2014. 

“De panzas y prejuicios: la comida y la historia.” Historia Iberoamericana Vol. 2. No. 2 (Fall 2009): 10-15.

“Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Bread, and Class Negotiation in Postrevolutionary Mexico City.” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, Vol 25, No. 1 (Winter 2009): 71-100.

“Las panaderías en la ciudad de México de Porfirio Díaz: Los empresarios vasco-navarros y la mobilización obrera.” Revista de Estudios Sociales (April 2008): 70-85.

“El horno no está para bollos: inmigración, clases sociales y pan en la ciudad de México.” Espacio Regional: Revista de Estudios Sociales Vol. 2, No. 3 (2006).

Honors and Awards

Alfonso Caso Medal for the Most Distinguished Graduate in Latin American Studies, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2001

Humanities and Social Science College Scholar Award, University of Northern Colorado, 2014-2015

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