Daphne M Cooper

Associate Professor/Interim Chair

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Arts Humanities, Soc Sci

History and Political Science

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Dr. Daphne Cooper is the new Interim Department Chair for History and Political Science as of June 2022; she began at NCAT as an Associate Professor of Political Science in January 2022. Prior to her joining the faculty at North Carolina A & T State University, she served as an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Department Chair of Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts at Indian River State College in Ft. Pierce, FL.

Dr. Cooper was awarded a Master of Arts in Public Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Cooper is a scholar in the field of American Government & Politics, Public Policy, Urban Politics and International Relations.

Research Interests

Dr. Daphne Cooper Research Interest:
Public Policy - Who Actually Benefits?
Persistent Poverty Among African Americans In the US: the Impact of Public Policy Black Politics In the South

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Recent Publications

  • Daphne Cooper, Precious Hall (2022). (Poverty in the African American Community: A 21st Century Approach to Measuring Economic Progress since the New Deal). In W. B. Allen, (The State of Black America: Progress, Pitfalls, And The Promise Of The Republic ) pp. 352. Encounter Books.
  • Daphne Cooper, Precious Hall (2022). (The Essentials of American Government). (1st) Great River Learning.
  • Daphne Cooper (2008). (Health Disparities Between African American Women and White Women Infected With HIV/AIDS in Georgia: A Focus Group Analysis). In Dr. Lisa Nikol Nealy, (Methodological Pluralism in Political Science Research) pp. 202 . : Linus Publications, Inc..