Duane A. Cooper

BS Mathematics (1983) Morehouse College; MS (1983) Electrical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology

Ph.D. (1993) Mathematics University of California, Berkeley,
thesis: Probably Approximately Correct Learning on the Class of Lipschitz Functions; Advisor Morris Hirsch

Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics Morehouse College

personal or universal URL: http://facstaff.morehouse.edu/~dcooper
email: dcooper@morehouse.edu

Duane Cooper earned his B.S. from Morehouse College (1983 - mathematics), M.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology (1983 - Electrical Engineering), and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley (1993 -thesis advisor Morris Hirch, area neural nets.). From 1993 until 2002, Dr. Cooper held appointsments in mathematics and education at the University of Maryland-College Park. Currently, Dr. Cooper holds a joint appointment as an Assistant Professor Morehouse Colleage

Selected Publications

  1. D. Cooper. Spatial Analysis of Cumulative Voting with Modeling for Dynamical System Simulation. Accepted; to appear in Proceedings of Dynamic Systems and Applications, Volume 4.
  2. D. Cooper (2004). Recommendations for Increasing the Participation and Success of Blacks in Graduate Mathematics Study. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 51 (5), pp. 538-543.
  3. D. Cooper (2004). Keeping a Proper Perspective about Your Students. In M. Chappelle, J. Choppin, J. Salls (eds.), Empowering the Beginning Teacher of Mathematics in High School, p. 12; also in M. Chappelle and T. Pateracki (eds.), Empowering the Beginning Teacher of Mathematics in Middle School, p. 6; also in M. Chappelle, J. Schielack, S. Zagorski (eds.), Empowering the Beginning Teacher of Mathematics in Elementary School, p. 9. Reston, Va.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  4. J. Kahan, D. Cooper, K. Bethea (2003). The Role of Mathematics Teachers' Content Knowledge in Their Teaching: A Framework for Research Applied to a Study of Student Teaching. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 6 (3), pp. 223-252.
  5. D. Cooper (2000). Changing the Faces of Mathematics Ph.D.s: What We Are Learning at the University of Maryland. In M. Strutchens, M. Johnson, and W. Tate (eds.), Changing the Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives on African Americans, pp. 179-192. Reston, Va.: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  6. D. Cooper (1999). Navigating the Thorny Path: A Colloquial Definition of Mathematical Literacy. In K. Comfort (ed.), Advancing Standards for Science and Mathematics Education: Views from the Field. Washington: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  7. D. Cooper (1997). Mathematics. In New Standards, Performance Standards, Volume 2: Middle School, pp. 54-88. Washington: National Center on Education and the Economy.
  8. D. Cooper (1996). The Mathematics Major: Gateway to a Variety of Graduate and Professional Opportunities. Math Horizons, The Mathematical Association of America, pp. 20-24.
  9. D. Cooper (1995). Learning Lipschitz Functions. International Journal of Computer Mathematics, 59, pp. 15-26.

We have to thank Janis Oldham and the University of California at Berkeley for help with this webpage.

references: Janis Oldham, University of California at Berkeley;

SUMMA Duane Cooper web page http://www.maa.org/summa/archive/COOPERD.HTM

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