Meet the Cooper Group

Dr. Melanie Cooper, Lappan-Phillips Chair of Science Education

B.S., 1975, Univ. of Manchester, England
M.S., 1976, Univ. of Manchester, England
Ph.D., 1978, Univ. of Manchester, England

Office: Chemistry 216
Office phone: 517-355-9715 x 197

Melanie Cooper holds a joint appointment in the departments of Chemistry, Teacher Education and the CREATE for STEM Institute. Dr. Cooper conducted postdoctoral work in organic chemistry before moving to a focus on chemistry education research. Her current research focus is the development and assessment of evidence-based curricula in order to improve the teaching and learning of
chemistry within large-enrollment undergraduate
chemistry courses.

Cooper Group Members

Dr. Kinsey Bain

Post-doctoral Researcher

Ph.D. Purdue University, 2017
B.S. Bethel University, 2012

Dr. Erin Duffy

Post-doctoral Researcher

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
B.S. Syracuse University, 2012

Dr. Ryan Stowe

Post-doctoral Researcher

Ph.D. The Scripps Research Institute, 2016
B.A. Albion College, 2010

Katie Kohn

Graduate Student

B.S. University of Pittsburgh, 2011

Oscar Judd, Jr.

Graduate Student

B.S. University of South Carolina, 2006
M.S. Indiana University, 2012

Chris Minter

Graduate Student

B.S. The College of Saint Scholastica, 2013

Keenan Noyes

Graduate Student

B.S. Michigan State University, 2016

Olivia Crandell

Graduate Student

B.S. Alma College, 2015

Samantha Houchlei

Graduate Student

B.S. Aquinas College, 2016

Robby Mckay

Undergraduate Student

Physical Science Interdepartmental Major, Michigan State University

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