Office Hours

  • MW 1:00 - 2:30, and by appt. on Thursdays.
  • For prospective students, F 1:00 - 2:30.
 

Announcements

 

Joseph Cope

Professor of

History

Sturges Hall 17D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5449
cope@geneseo.edu

Joseph Cope has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2001.

Faculty Information

Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • The British Isles
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Social and Cultural History

 

Awards and Honors

  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005

Publications and Professional Activities

  • "The Irish Stroker and the King: Valentine Greatrakes, Protestant Faith Healing, and the Restoration in Ireland," Éire-Ireland, Fall/Winter 2011.
  • England and the 1641 Irish Rebellion (2009).
  • Cope
Fall 2015 Classes

HIST 101:
Intro to the History Major

    This is an introductory course for first semester college students considering a major in history. The course will introduce students to the discipline of history and career paths for history majors,
    will provide enhanced advisement and planning for the undergraduate degree, will provide problem solving assistance to students as they navigate the first semester of college, will expose students to the range of academic and co-curricular opportunities available to history majors at Geneseo, and will provide opportunities for students to interact with members of the faculty and more advanced undergraduates. This class is open to any first year student at the college interested in majoring in history. The class will be graded on a S/U basis with grades determined based on attendance and participation in course activities. Offered every fall
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HUMN 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as w
    ell as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.
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INTD 105:
WrSm:Great Irish Potato Famine

    Writing Seminar is a course focusing on a specific topic while emphasizing writing practice and instruction, potentially taught by any member of the College faculty. Because this is primarily a course
    in writing, reading assignments will be briefer than in traditional topic courses, and students will prove their understanding of the subject matter through writing compositions rather than taking examinations.
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