Timothy Schroer

Fields of Study:  Modern Germany, Modern Europe, Methodology

Dr. Schroer's book Recasting Race after World War II: Germans and African Americans in American-Occupied Germany was published by University Press of Colorado in July 2007. His current research focuses on efforts by Germany and other Western powers to punish and reform China in the wake of the Boxer Uprising. 

  • B.A., University of Dallas, 1988
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1991
  • M.A., University of Virginia, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2002

Fall 2020 Sections

  • HIST-4250 (The First World War) Section: 01W

Spring 2020 Sections

Fall 2019 Sections

Fall 2018 Sections

Spring 2018 Sections

Fall 2017 Sections

Summer 2017 Sections

  • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: E01

Fall 2016 Sections

Summer 2016 Sections

  • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 91
  • HIST-4420 (The Holocaust) Section: 01 Download Syllabus [PDF]

Spring 2016 Sections

  • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: L2Y
  • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: LXY
  • HIST-4418 (20th Century Europe) Section: 01W Download Syllabus [PDF]

Fall 2015 Sections

Summer 2015 Sections

Spring 2015 Sections

  • HIST-1112 (Surv World History/Civiliz II) Section: 06
  • HIST-4484 (Senior Seminar) Section: 01W Download Syllabus [PDF]

Timothy L. Schroer, “Multinormativity in Western Arguments Regarding Punishment of the Boxers and their Patrons, 1900-1901,” Max Planck Institute for European Legal History Research Paper Series, No. 2018-07 (July 2018).

Timothy L. Schroer, “The German Military, Violence, and Culture during the Boxer Conflict,” in Empire, Ideology, Mass Violence: The Long Twentieth Century in Comparative Perspective, ed. Tobias Hof (Munich: Herbert Utz Verlag, 2016), 21-44.

Recasting Race after World War II: Germans and African Americans in AmericanOccupied Germany (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2007).

“Civilization, Barbarism, and the Ethos of Self-Control among the Perpetrators,” German Studies Review 35, no. 1 (2012): 33-54.

“The Emergence and Early Demise of Codified Racial Segregation of Prisoners of War under the Geneva Conventions of 1929 and 1949,” Journal of the History of International Law 15 (2013): 53-76.

“‘Racial’ Mixing of Prisoners of War in the First World War,” in Other Combatants, Other Fronts: Competing Histories of the First World War, ed. James E. Kitchen, Alisa Miller, and Laura Rowe, 177-98 (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 20