Dr. Jeffrey Rop

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Professional Title
Department Head, Associate Professor of History, History Program Coordinator

Jeffrey Rop completed his Ph.D. in History and Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies from Pennsylvania State University in 2013. His research focuses on the military and political history of Greece and Achaemenid Persia in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE, while his courses at UMD cover the history of the ancient Mediterranean, the ancient Near East, and world history to 1500.


Courses Offered:

  • HIST 1200: World History to 1500 CE
  • HIST 3035: Ancient Warfare
  • HIST 3055: The Bible & the Ancient Near East
  • HIST 3133: Ancient Greece
  • HIST 3141: Ancient Rome