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Robert Cooper

Associate Professor
Robert Cooper

Moore Hall 3128
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

Robert Cooper
Associate Professor


  • Associate Professor of Education


Ph.D., Education, UCLA, 1996

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Norms that guide school policy and practice
  • Implementation and replication of equity-minded reform
  • Politics of education

Select Publications

Cooper, R. and Jordan, W. (2003). “High School Reform and Black Male Students: Limits and Possibilities of Policy and Practice.” Urban Education, 38, 196-216.

Cooper, R. and Thornton, T. (1999). “Preparing Students for the New Millennium.” The Journal of Negro Education, 68, 1-4.

Cooper, R. (1999). “Success for All Schools, One at a Time.” Principal, 78, 28-32.

Cooper, R. (1999). “Urban School Reform: Student Responses to Detracking in a Racially Mixed High School.” Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk, 4, 259-274.