Allen Koop

Allen Koop earned a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Koop currently teaches European and American history at Dartmouth College and has published books and articles on New Hampshire and American history including Stark Decency: German Prisoners of War in a New England Village.

 

Contact

Allen Koop
New London, NH 03257-1014
allen.koop@dartmouth.edu

Allen Koop's Programs

Stark Decency: New Hampshire's World War II German Prisoner of War Camp

Stark Decency: New Hampshire's World War II German Prisoner of War Camp

During World War II, 300 German prisoners of war were held at Camp Stark near the village of Stark in New Hampshire's North Country. Allen Koop reveals the history of this camp, which tells us much about our country's war experience and about our state. 

The White Mountain Huts

The White Mountain Huts

The Appalachian Mountain Club's Hut System is a unique institution in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Allen Koop explores how the huts and the people who built, maintain and use them have formed a world apart, a mountain society with its own history, traditions, and legends.