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Russell Morgan Cooper

Russell Morgan Cooper, American educator.

Background

  • Cooper, Russell Morgan was born on December 6, 1907 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Son of William Reupert and Virginia Steele (Russell) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell College, 1928, Doctor of Laws, 1953. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934. Postgraduate L’Institut Universitaire des Hautes Etudes International, 1932-1933.

    Career

    • State student secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, Michigan, 1929-1931. Professor of history, political science Cornell College, 1934-1944. Department chairman interdisciplinary studies University of Minnesota, 1944-1959, assistant dean college science literature and arts, 1945-1959.

      Dean liberal arts college, U. South Florida, 1959-1971, assistant to vice president, 1971-1973, professor interdisciplinary social science, 1973-1975. Editor general education books United States Armed Forces Institute, 1943-1944. Executive secretary committee liberal arts education North Central Association, 1940-1946, chairman, 1946-1959, vice chairman commission on research and service, 1955-1957, secretary, 1957-1959.

      Member American Council on Education Commision on Instruction and Evaluation, 1953-1956. Cons. Civil Information and Education, South Carolina.A.P., Japan, 1948.

    Works

    • Author: American Consultation in World Affairs, 1934. Better Colleges Better Teachers, 1944. Editor: The Two Ends of the Log.

      Learning and Teaching in Today’s College, 1958. Co-editor: Preparation of College Teachers, 1950.

    Membership

    Member American Council on Education Commision on Instruction and Evaluation, 1953-1956. Cons. Civil Information and Education, South Carolina.A.P., Japan, 1948. Member National Education Association (member Executive Committee Association Higher Education 1956-1960, president 1958-1959), American Academy Political and Social Science, American Political Science Association, American Association University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Trump, June 26, 1930. Children: Mary Lee, Donald Russell, Julia Ann, Sarah Ruth.
    • father: William Reupert Cooper
    • mother: Virginia Steele (Russell) Cooper
    • spouse: Lucile Trump
    • children: Mary Lee Cooper
    • Donald Russell Cooper
    • Julia Ann Cooper
    • Sarah Ruth Cooper
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    Born December 6, 1907
    Died March 3, 1975
    (aged 67)
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