Kathy M. Cousins-Cooper

TitleAssociate Professor





OfficeMarteena Hall
Room: 201-A

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Kathy M. Cousins-Cooper


JD: North Carolina Central School of Law, 2002

Ph D: Mathematics Education, University of South Florida, 1995

MS: Mathematics Education , North Carolina A&T State University, 1992

BS: Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1990

Research Interests

Dr. Kathy Cousins-Cooper's primary research area is in the field of mathematics education and more specifically, she conducts research in the area of analyzing the effect of various instructional models on student performance in college algebra. In addition, she is interested in other factors that affect students' performance in mathematics from diverse populations. Dr. Cousins-Cooper is also interested in investigating how to improve the mathematical performance of historically underrepresented groups.

Recent Publications

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  Nelson, Katrina  Kim, Seongtae  Luke, Nicholas  (2017).  The effect of the math emporium instructional method on students' performance in college algebra.  (1,  5,  pp. 1-13).  European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  Luke, Nicholas  Redd, Thomas  (2016).  College Algebra & Trigonometry for Engineers and Scientists Workbook.   Pearson.

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  Luke, Nicholas  Redd, Thomas  (2016).  Fundamentals of Algebra & Trigonometry Workbook.  (3rd,  ).  Pearson.

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  Oldham, Janis  (2003).  Female Scientists Cross-Culturally.  The Diaspora: Introduction to Africana Studies   Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  (2000).  Motivating African-Americans to Study Mathematics & Teacher Expectations for Their Success.  Changing the Faces of Mathematics   National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

Cousins-Cooper, Kathy  Nelson, Katrina  Kim, Seongtae  Luke, Nicholas  Analyzing the Effects of the Math Emporium and the Lecture Methods of Instruction on Students' Performance in College Algebra.