John Weinzierl, PhD



History-Political Science


MA, PhD from Florida State University

John Weinzierl

Contact Information

701-252-3467 ext. 5022

Lyngstad 203

Office Hours

Monday: 12-3pm
Wednesday: 12-3pm
Friday: 12-3pm

Notes: or by appointment


Where I have Taught:
Professor, Department of History and Political Science, University of Jamestown (August 2015-Present)
Associate Professor, Department of History, Lyon College (August 2002-May 2015)
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (September 1997-May 2002)


  • “The Second Italian Campaign,” Chapter in Napoleon and the Operational Art of War (Revised and Extended Edition). Edited by Michael Leggiere. Leiden: Brill Publisher, 2021
    Editorial Board and contributor, Encyclopedia of Comics and Graphic Novels, two volumes. Westport: Greenwood, 2010.
  • “Terrorism: Its Origin and History,” Chapter in Understanding Terrorism: Threats in an Uncertain World.  Edited by Akorlie A. Nyatepe-Coo and Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • “Social Mobility during the French Revolution and Consulate: Bonaparte’s Relationship with Claude-Victor Perrin,” L’Europa Scopre Napoleone 1793-1804 , Alessandria: Edizioni dell’Orso, 1999

Awards & Honors

  • Professor of the Year, University of Jamestown Chapter Society of Alpha Chi, Jamestown, ND (Spring 2018)
  • Lyon College Professor of the Year, 2006-2007, Batesville, AR, 2007
  • Summer Faculty Research Grant, Lyon College, Batesville, AR (Summer 2004)
  • Faculty Research Grant, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (2001-2002)
  • Fellowship in Military Studies, United States Military Academy at West Point (Summer 1999)
  • Dissertation Research Grant, Florida State University, (Fall 1996)

Professional Memberships 

  • Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution
  • Fellow, The Massena Society
  • Society for Military History
  • The International Napoleonic Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta