Professor Robert I. Weiner, Ph.D.

Professor Robert I. Weiner
  • Lafayette College
  • Rutgers University
Understanding the past on some meaningful level can give additional meaning to our lives—a sense of balance and perspective that facilitates civilized behavior, the ability to empathize and not to take ourselves too seriously.
Dr. Robert I. Weiner is the Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Professor of History at Lafayette College. He earned his B.A. from Temple University and a Hebrew teaching certificate from Gratz Hebrew College. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Since joining the faculty of Lafayette College in 1969, Professor Weiner has taught a wide range of courses in the fields of Modern European History and Modern Jewish History. He also serves as a Jewish chaplain and was Director of Contemporary Civilization at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College for eight years. Dr. Weiner is an award-winning teacher. He received six Student Government Awards for Superior Teaching and several institutional awards for teaching, service, and leadership, including the Lafayette College Marquis Distinguished Teaching Award and the James Lennertz Award for Teaching and Mentoring. Professor Weiner has published a number of articles and commentaries on both Modern European History and Modern Jewish History.
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"Dr. Weiner teachers with passion, comprehension, and clarity. He provides excitement, sharp insight, and anticipation to the study of a complex period in human history. Excellent!"

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6 Courses and Sets

  1. Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917

    Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917

    Robert I. Weiner
    3.7 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $374.95 $199.95$374.95
    Few periods of history are so captivatingly complex as Europe's 19th century, the often-broadly defined period from the French Revolution to World War I that formed the foundation of the modern world. These lectures enable you to take an enormous stride toward understanding this turbulent and important era and its effect on peasants, workers, the middle class, aristocrats, women, and minorities.
  2. 36 Revolutionary Figures of History Collection

    36 Revolutionary Figures of History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.2 out of 5
    42% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (7)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Alexander the Great. Jesus. Darwin. Churchill. These are just a few of the revolutionary individuals who have transformed our world in ways that still resonate today. 36 Revolutionary Figures of History is a unique collection of 36 lectures from our extensive course catalog—one that takes you across time and around the globe to offer piercing insights into some of history’s most transformative figures.
  3. (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 & European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914  Set

    (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 & European History and European Lives: 1715 to 1914

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $399.90 Starting at $399.90 $749.90 $399.90$749.90
  4. (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917/World War II: A Military and Social History  Set

    (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917/World War II: A Military and Social History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $399.90 Starting at $399.90 $749.90 $399.90$749.90
  5. (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917; World War I: The "Great War" & World War II: A Military and Social History  Set

    (Set) Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917; World War I: The "Great War" & World War II: A Military and Social History

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,124.85 Starting at $1,124.85 $1,124.85 $1,124.85$1,124.85
    Get a comprehensive look at the 20th century's two epic wars—and the global climate that spawned them—in these three fascinating courses. The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917 answers many questions about the broadly defined period between the French Revolution and World War I. In World War I: The "Great War," investigate the key moments in this watershed event, grasp the war's...
  6. (Set) 36 Revolutionary Figures of History & 36 Books That Changed the World Set

    (Set) 36 Revolutionary Figures of History & 36 Books That Changed the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $399.90 Starting at $399.90 $399.90 $399.90$399.90
    Learn something new and exciting with this set of collections courses. Start by exploring 36 revolutionary figures that have changed the course of history. Then, dive into 36 books that have played a central role in shaping our culture – from entertaining and instructing to shaping our social mores.