Faculty Profile

Michael Leggiere

Title
Professor
Department
History
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Florida State University, 1997.
Major: Fields: French Revolution & Napoleon, 19th Century Europe, Modern Germany, 19th Century US
MA, Florida State University, 1992.
BA, Florida State University, 1991.
Major: magna cum laude with honors

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
HIST 4660.001, Evolution of Warfare from Napoleon, Fall 2021 Syllabus
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 4303.031, Age of Empire 1848 1914, Summer 5W2 2021
HIST 5900.802, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2021
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
HIST 4900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2021 SPOT
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
HIST 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2020
HIST 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5250.002, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2020
HIST 5950.816, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2020
HIST 5900.002, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2020
HIST 4262.031, Topics in European History, Summer 3W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2020
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2020
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Spring 2020 Syllabus
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
HIST 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2019 SPOT
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2019
HIST 4260.031, Topics in History, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
HIST 4660.001, Evolution of Warfare from Napoleon, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2019
HIST 6900.712, Special Problems, Spring 2019
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
HIST 6940.716, Individual Research, Fall 2018
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5240.002, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2018 SPOT
HIST 6900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2018
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
HIST 4660.001, Evolution of Warfare from Napoleon, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2018
HIST 6900.712, Special Problems, Spring 2018
HIST 4262.501, Topics in European History, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4900.722, Special Problems, Fall 2017
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2017
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2017 SPOT
HIST 4260.501, Topics in History, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2017 SPOT
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2017
HIST 4262.501, Topics in European History, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
HIST 6940.716, Individual Research, Fall 2016
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2016
HIST 6900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2016
HIST 2610.011, United States History to 1865, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
HIST 6940.728, Individual Research, Spring 2016
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2016
HIST 4262.002, Topics in European History, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
HIST 6940.716, Individual Research, Fall 2015
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2015 SPOT
HIST 4262.003, Topics in European History, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6940.716, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2015
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2015
HIST 5900.802, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2015
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W2 2015 SPOT
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2015
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2015
HIST 6900.712, Special Problems, Spring 2015
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2014
HIST 6940.816, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2014
HIST 5900.802, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2014
HIST 6900.802, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2014
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
HIST 6950.710, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
HIST 6940.728, Individual Research, Spring 2014
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
HIST 5080.003, Seminar in Modern European History, Spring 2014
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2014
HIST 4302.001, Wars of Napoleon, 1792 1815, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HIST 6950.716, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
HIST 6940.716, Individual Research, Fall 2013
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2013
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2013
HIST 6900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2013
HIST 5900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
HIST 6900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Summer 5W2 2013 Syllabus
HIST 6940.728, Individual Research, Spring 2013
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Spring 2013 Syllabus
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 6900.717, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2013
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2012
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Fall 2012 Syllabus
HIST 5900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2012
HIST 6900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2012
HIST 4262.002, Topics in European History, Summer 5W2 2012 Syllabus
HIST 6940.728, Individual Research, Spring 2012
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Spring 2012 Syllabus
HIST 5250.002, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2012
HIST 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2011
HIST 5900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2011
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution, 1774 1799, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2011
HIST 5900.831, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
HIST 6900.730, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2011
HIST 6900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 5W2 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.720, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
HIST 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 6900.717, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 5240.002, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2011
HIST 4262.003, Topics in European History, Spring 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.716, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
HIST 6900.730, Special Problems, Fall 2010
HIST 5240.002, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2010
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Fall 2010 Syllabus
HIST 6900.830, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
HIST 4262.005, Topics in European History, Summer 5W2 2010
HIST 4301.001, Napoleonic Europe, 1799 1815, Spring 2010 Syllabus
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2010
HIST 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2010
HIST 5250.001, Seminar in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2009
HIST 5900.733, Special Problems, Fall 2009
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789 1815., Fall 2009 Syllabus
HIST 5900.707, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 5240.002, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Spring 2009
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Spring 2009
HIST 5240.001, Studies in European Military/Diplomatic History, Fall 2008
HIST 4300.001, The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789 1815., Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
leggiere, m. v. (2016). Napoleon and the Operational Art of War: Essays in Honor of Donald D. Horward.. 572. Leiden: Brill. http://www.brill.com/products/book/napoleon-and-operational-art-war
Leggiere, M. V. (2015). Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany: The Franco-Prussian War of 1813. Vol. I: The War of Liberation, Spring 1813. 498. Cambridge University Press.
Leggiere, M. V. (2015). Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany: The Franco-Prussian War of 1813. Vol. II: The Defeat of Napoleon. 899. Cambridge University Press.
Leggiere, M. V. (2014). Blücher: Scourge of Napoleon. 568.
Leggiere, M. V. (2007). The Fall of Napoleon, vol I: The Allied Invasion of France, 1813-1814 (2008 La Société Napoléonienne Internationale's First Place Literary Award).
Leggiere, M. V. (2002). In Europe: Napoleon and Berlin: The Napoleonic Wars in Prussia, 1813.
Leggiere, M. V. (2002). Napoleon and Berlin: The Franco-Prussian War in North Germany, 1813 (2002 La Société Napoléonienne Internationale's First Place Literary Award).
Book Chapter
Leggiere, M. V. (2016). “Napoleon’s Quest: Great Britain versus France”. Great Strategic Rivalries. 289-320. London: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/great-strategic-rivalries-9780190620462?cc=us&lang=en&
Wawro, G., Leggiere, M. V. (2016). Introduction. Napoleon and the Operational Art of War: Essays in Honor of Donald Horward. Brill.
Leggiere, M. V. (2016). “The Chaining of Prometheus, 1813-1815”. Napoleon and the Operational Art of War: Essays in Honor of Donald D. Horward.. 317-386. Leiden: Brill. http://www.brill.com/products/book/napoleon-and-operational-art-war
Leggiere, M. V. (2006). "Dominique-Jean Larrey," in Europe 1789-1914.
Leggiere, M. V. (2006). "The Battle of Waterloo," in Europe 1789-1914.
Leggiere, M. V. (2002). "The Prussian Variable in 1813." Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850.
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). "'Peasants on Bareback Horses.'  The Prussian Landwehr in 1813."  Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850.
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). "Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, 1742-1819," in The Reader's Guide to Military History.
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). "Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, 1763-1844," in The Reader's Guide to Military History.
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). "Napoleonic Armies: Austria, Prussia, and Russia," in The Reader's Guide to Military History.
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). "Napoleonic Land Warfare,"  in The Reader's Guide to Military History.
Leggiere, M. V. (2000). Berlin and North Germany: Napoleon's 'Master Plan in 1813'.
Leggiere, M. V. (1999). A Sublimated Revolution: Military Reform in the Germanies, 1792-1815: A Commentary.
Leggiere, M. V. (1999). The Birth of a Nation: Groß Beeren, 23 August 1813.
Leggiere, M. V. (1998). "Crossing the Rubicon: Bernadotte and the Prussians at the Elbe in 1813".
Leggiere, M. V. (1997). Civilian and Military Planning for the Defense of Berlin, 1813.
Leggiere, M. V. (1996). Bülow's 3rd Prussian Army Corps during the Wars of Liberation.
Leggiere, M. V. (1995). Problems of Coalition Warfare: The Prussians and Russians in the Low Countries, 1813-1814.
Leggiere, M. V. (1994). Soldiers or Serfs? The Role of the Prussian Landwehr in the Campaign of 1815.
Leggiere, M. V. (1993). Command Crises, Bülow, Blücher and the Prussian Army in 1815.
Book Review
Leggiere, M. V. (2019). Charles J. Esdaile, Napoleon, France and Waterloo: The Eagle Rejected. 5(1), 79-80. London, UK: British Commission for Military History/University of London. http://bjmh.gold.ac.uk/index
leggiere, m. v. (2019). Michael Broers, Napoleon: The Spirit of the Age: 1805-1810. Journal of Military History. No. 3 (July 2019)(83), 888-889. Lexington, VA: Virginia Military Institute. https://www.smh-hq.og/jmh.html
Leggiere, M. V. (2018). Review of William R. Nester, Titan: The Art of British Power in the Age of Revolution and Napoleon (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016). 48(4), 759-761. European History Quarterly. https://journals.sagepub.com/home/ehq
Leggiere, M. V. (2018). Adam Zamoyski, Napoleon: A Life (London, Basic Books, 2018) reviewed for The Quarterly Journal of Military History.. 31(No. 1 (Autumn 2018)), p. 93.
Leggiere, M. V. (2018). Review of Bruno Colson, Napoleon: On War (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015). 80(2 (summer)), 429-431. The Historian, The Journal of Phi Alpha Theta. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/15406563/2018/80/2
Leggiere, M. V. (2017). John T. Kuehn, Napoleonic Warfare: The Operational Art of the Great Campaigns (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2015). 70(4 Autumn 2017), . Newport, RI: Naval War College Review.
Leggiere, M. V. (2011). Published Jeremy Black, The Battle of Waterloo (New York: Random House, 2010) reviewed for The Journal of Military History, Vol. 75, No. 2 (April 2011), pp. 628-30. (New York: Random House, 2010) reviewed for The Journal of Military History, Vol. 75, No. 2 (April 2011), pp. 628-30.. 75(2 April 2011), . Lexington, VA: Journal of Military History.
Leggiere, M. V. (2011). War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815 edited by Roger Chickering and Stig Förster (Cambridge University Press, 2010). 11 (2011)(No. 11), . Berlin: Sehepunkt. http://www.sehepunkte.de/2011/11/18138.html reviewed for Sehepunkt Ausgabe 11 (2011), Nr. 11 Related Links:http://www.sehepunkte.de/2011/11/18138.htmlhttp://www.sehepunkte.de/2011/11/18138.htmlhttp://www.sehepunkte.de/2011/11/
Leggiere, M. V. (2010). The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Modern War (London, Bloomsbury, 2007).
Leggiere, M. V. (2009). Charles Esdaile, Napoleon's Wars: An International History 1803-1815 (London: Allen Lane, 2007).
Leggiere, M. V. (2009). Philip Dwyer, Napoleon: The Path to Power (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007).
Leggiere, M. V. (2008). Gareth Glover, ed.  From Corunna to Waterloo: The Letters and Journals of Two Napoleonic Hussars, 1801-1816 (London: Greenhill Books, 2007).
Leggiere, M. V. (2006). Johannes Kunish, Michael Sikora, and Tilman Stieve, eds. Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Privat und Dienstliche Schriften, volume  III, Lehrer, Artillerist, Wegbereiter: Preussen 1801-1804 (Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2005).
Leggiere, M. V. (2006). Peter P. Hill. Napoleon's Troublesome Americans: Franco-American Relations, 1804-1815 (Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2005).
Leggiere, M. V. (2005). Peter Hofschröer. Wellington's Smallest Victory: The Duke, the Model Maker, and the Secret of Waterloo (London: Faber and Faber, 2004).
Leggiere, M. V. (2003). Johannes Kunish, Michael Sikora, and Tilman Stieve, eds. Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Privat und Dienstliche Schriften, volume I, Kurhannover bis 1795: Schüler, Lehrer, Kriegsteilnehmer (Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2002).
Leggiere, M. V. (2002). J.P. Riley. Napoleon and the World War of 1813: Lessons in Coalition Warfighting (London: Frank Cass, 2000).
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). Digby Smith. 1813 Leipzig: Napoleon and the Battle of Nations (London: Greenhill Books, 2001).
Leggiere, M. V. (2001). Peter N. Stearns, Peter Seixas, and Sam Wineburg, eds.  Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History: National and Internal     Perspectives (New York: New York UP, 2000).
Conference Proceeding
Leggiere, M. V. (2015). “The Battle of Katzbach, 1813.”. Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, Selected Papers 2012. Shreveport, LA: Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850.
Journal Article
Leggiere, M. V. (2009). Napoleon: Revolutionary or Tyrant.
Leggiere, M. V. (2003). From Berlin to Leipzig: Napoleon's Gamble in North Germany, 1813 (2004 Society for Military History's Moncado Prize for Excellence in Military History).
Magazine/Trade Publication
Leggiere, M. V. (2015). “La batalla de Plancenoit,” in Desperta Ferro Historia Moderna, Madrid, Spain,. June 2015(No. 16), 41-56. Madrid: Desperta Ferro Historia Moderna.
Popular Press Article
Leggiere, M. V. (2007). Austrian Grand Strategy and the Invasion of France in 1814.
Leggiere, M. V. (2006). "The Hundred Days," in Europe 1789-1914.
Webpage
Leggiere, M. V. (2010). "Peace-Makers and Peace-Making: The Long Road to the Congress of Vienna." In World History: The Modern Era. ABC- CLIO, 2010. Web.. Santa Barbara, CA: World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2010. ABC-CLIO, 2010. Web. <http://worldhistory2.abc-clio.com/>
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