Professor Cooper teaches in the area of Religion, Culture, and Society. Her teaching and research interests include theology and liberation, theology and development, faith and practice in faith-based aid agencies, non-western Christianities, and religion in Latin America, particularly Brazil.
Her background lies in Development Studies as well as Theology. Cooper regularly presents scholarly papers in the U.S. and UK. Her first book Controversies in Political Theology: Development or Liberation was published with SCM Press in 2007. At Gustavus since 2005.
A.B. Brown University, 1996; MSc School of Oriental and African Studies, London, 1997; M.Th. & Ph.D. University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999 & 2005
LAS-399 (LALACS Senior Capstone); REL-123 (Faith, Religion, and Culture); and REL-383 (Liberation: 2/3 World)
|Synonym||Title||Times Taught||Terms Taught|
|REL-123||Faith, Religion, and Culture||14||2013/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2008/FA, 2007/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, and 2005/FA|
|REL-273||Latin Amer Rel and Pol||5||2013/SP, 2011/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, and 2007/SP|
|NDL-210||Community Action||5||2013/JN, 2011/JN, 2010/JN, 2009/JN, and 2008/JN|
|REL-399||Senior Thesis||4||2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2011/SP, and 2009/SP|
|FTS-100||First Term Seminar||3||2009/FA, 2007/FA, and 2006/FA|
|REL-244||God and Globalization||3||2008/FA, 2007/FA, and 2006/SP|
|REL-293||God and Globalization||2||2013/FA and 2009/FA|
|REL-344||ST:Sex, Race, Money||2||2012/FA and 2008/SP|
|REL-299||Sources and Methods||2||2011/SP and 2010/FA|
|REL-383||Liberation: 2/3 World||1||2010/SP|