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Dr. Thomas J. Schaeper
Professor of History
BA, Thomas More College, summa cum laude
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Dr. Schaeper has taught at St. Bonaventure University since 1979. For several years he served as director of the university's summer program at the University of Oxford. From 1996 to 2002 he served as chair of the Department of History. He offers courses in the following areas: Western Civilization, France, Great Britain, Twentieth-Century World, and Historiography. He is a former President of the New York State Association of European Historians. Currently he is a member of the editorial boards of two journals, French Historical Studies and Cithara. In addition to many articles and reviews, he has written the following books:
The Economy of France in the Second Half of the Reign of
Louis XIV (Montreal: Interuniversity
Centre for European Studies, 1980).
The French Council of Commerce, 1700-1715: A Study of Mercantilism after Colbert (Columbus:
Ohio State University Press, 1983).
John Paul Jones and the Battle off Flamborough Head: A Reconsideration (New York: Peter Lang,
France and America in the Revolutionary Era: The Life of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont,
1725-1803 (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1995).
Rhodes Scholars, Oxford, and the Creation of An American Elite (New
York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, original edition 1998, updated paperback edition 2010).
Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2011.
Paperback ed., 2012.
Somewhere in France: The World War I Letters of Private Frederick A. Kittleman. Work in
Department of History, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
Office Location: Doyle Hall, office 131
Office Hours Spring Semester 2013
Tues. and Thurs, 11:30-12:30
I am available at many other times also. Students who need to speak with me can do so
in several different ways.
a) see me just before or after class
b) leave a note on my office door
c) voice mail left at 375-2123
d) email firstname.lastname@example.org
Syllabi for courses taught in Spring 2013 Semester
History 101. Europe to 1815.
History 394. Twentieth-Century Europe
I live in Ischua, NY. When I am not in the classroom, I like to do historical research, spend time with my family, and explore wooded terrain with my equine and canine companions.
With wife Gaye plus our buddies Susie and Keetowa.
In London with daughter Emily
With son Justin
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