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Russell Morgan Cooper

educator

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