, JD, EdD
Higher Education Administration
BA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; EdD, University of Massachusetts Amherst; JD, Western New England School of Law
Tuesday L. Cooper, JD, EdD, is an adjunct professor in theMaster of Science in Higher Education Administration (MHE) at Bay Path College. She is currently working as the special assistant to the provost at State University of New York, Empire State College. Her responsibilities include providing high level support for professional and organizational development and diversity and higher education policy initiatives in the Office of Academic Affairs and the President’s Office. Dr. Cooper has specific duties for creation of leadership development programming for deans, associate deans, and faculty chairpersons and developing diversity curriculum, program mapping, research and policy analysis.
Cooper has held several teaching positions within varying classroom types and college environments, which have helped her to develop a diverse teaching style. In addition, her teaching fields of interest include diversity, higher education administration, school law and public policy, leadership, faculty and teacher professional development.
She has authored and co-authored five publications and participated in more than 20 conferences, speaking on a wide-range of subjects. Her presentations include Academic War Strategies for Black Women in Higher Education, Accommodating Diversity: Encouraging Inclusive Teaching, and The State of Civil Liberties in the U.S. Since September 11th: Are We Groping in the Dark?, among others.
Cooper received a Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law, a Doctor of Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.