Weatherford holds an honorary doctorate from Chinggis Khan College of Mongolia. His
book Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modem World, published in Mongolia in 2003 and in
English in 2004, was on the New York Times best-sellers list for hardback and paperback.
Other books include The History of Money and Indian Givers: How the Indians of the
Americas Transformed the World. 

Weatherford's books and articles have been translated into Russian, French, German,
Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese and Mongolian. Student research
assistants have traveled with him to Asia, the Caribbean, South America and West Africa.
He has appeared on radio and television programs around the country, including the The
Today Show, ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings, Geraldo's Now It Can Be Told, The
Larry King Show and Kevin Costner's Five Hundred Nations. 

Weatherford has been teaching at Macalester since 1983. 

EDUCATION: B.A., M.A., M.A., University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of
California, San Diego; Post-Doctural degree, Duke University 



"Chingis Khaan Tenger Bolson Khiigeed Kherkhen Ongolson Tukhai (Chingis Khan's Ascension to Heaven)." (with W. Lkhagvasuren), Chinggis Khaan Sudlal (Journal of Genghis Khan Studies) (2002)


"Chinggis Kahn and Nehru.", Chinggis Khaan Sudlal (Journal of Genghis Khan Studies) (2001)


"First European Description of Chinggis Khaan and the Mongols.", Chinggis Khaan Sudlal (Journal of Genghis Khan Studies) (2001)


"Peniaze a Pad Rmmskej Rm?e.", OS: Fsrum Ob ianskej Spolo nosti (2000)


Contributions to Books

"Money", International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2001)

"The Culinary Fantasy of the Andes", Spirit of the Earth: Native Cooking from Latin America (2001)

"Impact of American Indian Civilizations on Europe and the World", Encyclopedia of North American Indians: Native American History, Culture, and Life from Paleo-Indians to the Present (1996)

"Kinship and Power on Capitol Hill", Conformity and Conflict (1994)

Popular Press

"Cash in a Cul-De-Sac.", Discover (1998)

"The Fiscal Frontier: Speculations on the Future of Money." (with Philip Davis, Chris Gregory, Paul Kocher, Marvin Minsky, Leon Lederman, and Robert Sapolsky), Discover (1998)