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Kathy M Cousins-Cooper

Professor

Kathy M Cousins-Cooper
College
College of Science and Technology

Department
Mathematics

Contact
Marteena Hall 201-A
Education
B.S.Electrical Engineering / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S.Mathematics Education / North Carolina A&T State University
Ph.D.English / University of South Florida
JDLaw / North Carolina Central School of Law

Bio

Dr. Kathy Cousins-Cooper is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics Department. She also serves as Undergraduate Coordinator for Secondary Education (Mathematics) and Course Coordinator for MATH 101, 102, 103, and 104. Dr. Cousins-Cooper earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, a M.S. degree in Mathematics Education from N.C. A&T State University, a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of South Florida, and a J.D. from N.C. Central University School of Law. Dr. Cousins-Cooper was selected as Teacher of the Year for 2014-15 academic year. Dr. Cousins-Cooper is married and has two children.

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

  • Dominic Clemence, Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Seongtae Kim, Nicholas Luke, Thomas Redd (2019). (Math Emporium Instructional Course Design: Algebra Course Evolution at an HBCU). In Zakiya S. Wilson-Kennedy, Goldie S. Byrd, Eugene Kennedy, Henry T. Frierson , (Broadening Participation in STEM: Effective Methods, Practices, and Programs) 22, pp. 237-263 ).
  • Belinda Clemence-Mkhope, D Clemence-Mkhope, Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Seong-Tae Kim, Janis Oldham, Barbara Tankersley, Paramanathan Varatharajah (2019). (SCALE-UP Instructional Redesign of a Calculus Course at an HBCU). (1) 7, pp. 31-44 ). International Journal for Innovation Education and Research.
  • Dominic Clemence, Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Seongtae Kim, Katrina Nelson (2019). (ASSESSING THE EMPORIUM MODEL THROUGH STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PERSISTENCE). (7) 7, pp. 408-420 ). International Journal for Innovation Education and Research(IJIER).
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Seongtae Kim, Nicholas Luke, Katrina Nelson (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.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Seongtae Kim, Nicholas Luke, Katrina Nelson (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.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Nicholas Luke, Thomas Redd (2016). (College Algebra & Trigonometry for Engineers and Scientists Workbook). ). Pearson.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Nicholas Luke, Thomas Redd (2016). (Fundamentals of Algebra & Trigonometry Workbook). (3rd) ). Pearson.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper, Janis Oldham (2003). (Female Scientists Cross-Culturally). (The Diaspora: Introduction to Africana Studies) ). Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
  • Kathy Cousins-Cooper (2000). (Motivating African-Americans to Study Mathematics & Teacher Expectations for Their Success). (Changing the Faces of Mathematics) ). National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).