Thomas Weber is Professor of History and International Affairs at the University of Aberdeen. The author of four books, his commentary of history, politics, and international affairs regularly appears on both sides of the Atlantic.
A native of Breckerfeld in Westphalia, he earned his DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2003. Before coming to Aberdeen, Weber held fellowships or taught at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, and the University of Glasgow. Since joining Aberdeen, Weber has held visiting positions at the Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in 2008/2009 and from 2012 to 2015.
His books are the recipient of four major prizes. They have been or about to published in thirteen languages.
Weber divides his time between Aberdeen, Scotland; Toronto, Ontario; and Breckerfeld, Germany.
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