Thomas Weber is Professor of History and International Affairs as well as the founding Director of the Centre of Global Security and Governance at the University of Aberdeen.
Weber's research and teaching expertise lies in European, international, and global political history. He also has an interest in international security, Jewish/non-Jewish relations and in historical methodology.
Before coming to Aberdeen, Weber held fellowships or taught at Harvard University, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago, and the University of Glasgow. A native of Breckerfeld in Westphalia, he earned his DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2003. He is the author of Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi (Oxford University Press & Basic Books).