Cooper, Nancy M. (1924-2010)

Cooper, Nancy M. (1924-2010)

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Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Stanford University, 1961 Ph.D.

University of London, 1954 Fulbright year

Stanford University, 1952 BA

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1964-1989

University of Hawaii/State of Hawaii Dept. of Education, 1972-1974

(on leave from SJSU)

Palo Alto High School, 1955-1963

Administrative and Professional Experience

More important, perhaps, is the non‑professional work; I am proud of having been a laboring person as well as an academic. First female street car operator for the Municipal Railway, San Francisco; Coppersmith, Winslow Marine Shipyard, Washington.

Selected Publications

I do not even keep titles at hand any longer; too many new interests. I follow current happenings in the California school system, particularly at the secondary level.

Personal Commentary

Date Completed: 9/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Cooper, Nancy M. (1924-2010)