College of Education and Human Development
Start Year at LSUS
Terminal Degree/Yr
Office Location
Be 366
Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Cooper is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education. She received her Doctor of Education degree from Northeastern University in 2014. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Licensed Behavior Analyst in Louisiana, and a state certified educator in the areas of leadership, special education, and literacy. Dr. Cooper teaches foundational education and special education courses in the undergraduate program and educational leadership, special education, applied behavior analysis, and literacy courses in the graduate program.


Research Interests

Dr. Cooper's research focuses on applied behavior analysis in school settings, Response to Intervention, and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.

Teaching Assignments

ED 201 Introduction to Foundations of Education
ED 250 Introduction to Special Education
ED 303 Teaching Basic Subjects to Children with Special Needs
ED 304 Strategies for Classroom Motivation
ED 305 Collaboration for Inclusive Education
ED 388 Assessment and Evaluation in Inclusive Education
ED 414 Classroom Management in the Secondary School
SPED 700 Applied Behavior Analysis in Education
SPED 701 Legal and Ethical Issues in Special Education
SPED 702 Administration and Supervision of Special Education
ED 744 Content Area Reading
EDL 700 Professional Learning Communities