Fields of Interest:
- American military history, American history.
- The Army and Civil Disorder: Federal Military Interventions in Labor Disputes, 1877-1900 (1980). The Rise of the National Guard: The Evolution of the American Militia, 1865-1920 (1997).
- Short-term: An article on the historiography of the U.S. Army
- Long-term: A study of American military policy in the interwar years, 1920-1940.
To reach Dr. Cooper please use the following email Cooperj@msx.umsl.edu