- Associate Professor of Education
- Director, Education Studies Minor Program
Ph.D., Education, UCLA, 1996
Teaching & Research Interests
- Norms that guide school policy and practice
- Implementation and replication of equity-minded reform
- Politics of education
Cooper, R. and Jordan, W. (2003). “High School Reform and Black Male Students: Limits and Possibilities of Policy and Practice.” Urban Education, 38, 196-216.
Cooper, R. and Thornton, T. (1999). “Preparing Students for the New Millennium.” The Journal of Negro Education, 68, 1-4.
Cooper, R. (1999). “Success for All Schools, One at a Time.” Principal, 78, 28-32.
Cooper, R. (1999). “Urban School Reform: Student Responses to Detracking in a Racially Mixed High School.” Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk, 4, 259-274.