Dr. Roy Koepp

Assistant Professor, Modern Germany, Modern Europe, Nazi Germany, Holocaust

Office: COPH 103D   |    Phone: (308) 865-8509   |    Email: koepprg@unk.edu

Roy Koepp


Roy Koepp is an Assistant Professor of Modern European History. A native of northeastern Iowa, Professor Koepp earned his BA and MA in history from the University of Northern Iowa. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. He joined the faculty at UNK in 2011. Dr. Koepp’s specialties are Modern Germany (19th and 20th Centuries), Nazi Germany/Holocaust, and the World War I-II era. His current research looks at the paramilitary scene in post-World War I Bavaria. He is currently working on a book manuscript on this topic and his article for The Historian, “Gustav von Kahr and Emergence of the Radical Right in Bavaria,” (Winter 2015) is a result of that research.

Courses Taught:

History 250: American History to 1865

History 251: American History since 1865

History 211: Western Civilization since 1648

History 327: World War I (Team taught course)

History 328: World War II (Team taught course)

History 422: Nazi Germany

History 472: Modern Germany

History 488: 19th Century Europe

History 490: 20th Century Europe

History 495: Special Topics (The Holocaust)

History 495: Special Topics (Diplomacy of the World Wars – Online)

History 496: Senior Seminar (German Military History)

History 496: Senior Seminar (World War II)

History 803 (Graduate-Online): Historical Methods

History 849 (Graduate-Online): 19th Century Europe

History 849 (Graduate-Online): World War I

History 849 (Graduate-Online): Modern Germany

History 849 (Graduate-Online): Nazi Germany

History 849 (Graduate-Online): The Holocaust

History 849 (Graduate-Online): The Weimar Republic