CPT Michael Weiss

MAJ Michael Weiss

Instructor and Course XO for EN102

michael.weiss@westpoint.edu

Biography


MAJ Mike Weiss was commissioned out of The University of Colorado Denver in 2012 as an Infantry Officer. MAJ Weiss served as a Mechanized Platoon Leader and Battalion Scout Platoon in 1-77 AR, 3ABCT, 1AD before transitioning to Military Intelligence. He then served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer in 1-66 AR, 3ABCT, 4ID. He joined the West Point Faculty in 2022 after completing his MA in Literature from the University of Missouri.

Ongoing Research Projects


I work at the intersection of Literary Realism and War fiction. Examining how Veteran authors describe combat, combatants, and non-combatants.

Publications & Presentations


MA Thesis: “Beyond the Trauma Hero: The Discourse of American War Fiction from the Global War on Terror”, MAY 2022.

Presentation at the Association of Literary Scholars And Critics (ALCSW) titled: “The Officers Gaze in American War Film”, OCT 2023.