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

Email: mmc@chemistry.msu.edu
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

kbain@chemistry.msu.edu

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

Dr. Erin Duffy

Post-doctoral Researcher

duffy@chemistry.msu.edu

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

Dr. Ryan Stowe

Post-doctoral Researcher

rstowe@chemistry.msu.edu

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

Katie Kohn

Graduate Student

pariskat@chemistry.msu.edu

B.S. University of Pittsburgh, 2011

Oscar Judd, Jr.

Graduate Student

juddosca@msu.edu

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

Chris Minter

Graduate Student

minterc1@chemistry.msu.edu

B.S. The College of Saint Scholastica, 2013

Keenan Noyes

Graduate Student

noyeskee@msu.edu

B.S. Michigan State University, 2016

Olivia Crandell

Graduate Student

crande48@chemistry.msu.edu

B.S. Alma College, 2015

Samantha Houchlei

Graduate Student

houchle1@chemistry.msu.edu

B.S. Aquinas College, 2016

Robby Mckay

Undergraduate Student

mckayrob@msu.edu

Physical Science Interdepartmental Major, Michigan State University

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