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Robin Cooper, Ph.D.

Robin Cooper
Assistant Dean/Associate Professor
(954) 262-3048


  • Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. Nova Southeastern University
  • B.A. Connecticut College

Professional Interests

Robin Cooper, Ph.D., is Assistant Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives and Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution and Ethnic Studies at NSU’s Halmos College of Arts and Sciences. Her numerous publications and conference presentations reflect her strong research interests in identity-based conflict, cross-cultural conflict resolution, collaborative practices in organizational contexts, qualitative research, and student learning. As a scholar with a commitment to interdisciplinary research, Dr. Cooper has been awarded NSU’s External Funding Recognition Award in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. She is Co-Editor of the Peace Education Book Series for Information Age Press, Senior Advisory Editor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Senior Editor of The Qualitative Report, Associate Editor of Forum: Qualitative Social Research, and an Associate of the Taos Institute, a community of scholars whose practice reflects the principles of social constructionism. She is also on the Board of the Peace and Justice Studies Association.

Dr. Cooper teaches a wide range of courses, as noted below. In addition to teaching, she has participated in program and curriculum development, assessment, and revision, as well as pedagogical research on student learning. She is committed to student-centered education and a culture of research at HCAS.

Courses Taught

Indigenous Systems of Conflict Resolution
Qualitative Research Methods I and II
Doctoral Seminar
Editing I
Organizational Conflict
Transformational Narratives
Advanced Facilitation
Masters Capstone
Academic Writing
Communication Dynamics in Dispute Resolution: The Human Factor
Race and Ethnic Relations in America
Researching Conflict
Special Studies in Public Health: Interprofessional Leadership
Practicum: Implications of the Domains of Human Development on Health Education Students
Qualitative Research Design
Qualitative Data Analysis II
Qualitative Data Collection
Conducting Qualitative Research I
Arts-Based Qualitative Research
Appraising Qualitative Research
Psychology of Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Interpersonal Communication
Multicultural Issues in Psychology
Introduction to Dispute Resolution

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