Paul Kopperman

Dr. Paul Kopperman


300 Milam Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-5104
Phone: (541) 737-1265
Fax: (541) 737-1257
Email: pkopperman@oregonstate.edu

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England, Military, 18th Century Medicine, the Holocaust




  • Kopperman's research interests, reflected in the publications entry below, include: Tudor-Stuart history (mainly constitutional, social, colonial); Hanoverian Britain (mainly medical and military; military with focus on the British Army in North America, 1755-83); and the Holocaust within the context of the history of Anti-Semitism.
  • Before entering the University of Illinois (Ph.D., 1972), Kopperman studied at Queens College, New York (B.A., 1966; M.A., 1969). A member of faculty at Oregon State since September 1978, he had previously taught at Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) and at Illinois.

Select Publications


“Regimental Practice” by John Buchanan, M.D.:
An Eighteenth-Century Medical Diary and Manual

(Ashgate, 2012).


 Regimental Practice
 Braddock at the Monogahela Braddock at the Monongahela
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977;
3rd printing, 2004).
Sir Robert Heath, 1575-1649: Window on an Age
(Woodbridge, Suffolk: Royal Historical Society, 1989).
 Sir Robert Heath



Paul Kopperman teaches three Baccalaureate Core courses: HST 317 (“Why War? A Historical Perspective”); HST 425 (“The Holocaust in Its History”); and HSTS 416 ("History of Medicine to 1800"). He likewise teaches English history (HST 433-434), military history (HST 315-316), and Western Civilization (HST 101, 102).  HST 317 and HST 425 are also available online, through E-campus.