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Melanie Cooper

  Department of Teacher Education
 Ph.D., University of Manchester
 216 Chemistry Bldg
 517-355-9715 x197
Melanie Cooper is the Lappan-Phillips professor of science education, and is jointly-appointed to the College of Education and the College of Natural Science. Cooper's research focuses on evidence-based approaches to improving chemistry education. One of the prime outcomes of this research is the development and assessment of evidence-driven, research-validated curricula.

Areas of Expertise:

Active Grants:

  • National Science Foundation
    Collaborative Research: Expanding a National Network for Automated Analysis of Constructed Response Assessments to Reveal Student Thinking in STEM
  • National Science Foundation
    Collaborative Research: Organic Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything (OCLUE)