Theressa Cooper

Theressa Cooper

Position
  • Assistant Dean, Diversity
  • Director of GWC Summer Internship Program
  • Director of CALS Diversity Programs
  • Iowa State University Equal Opportunity Councilor
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Agricultural Education and Studies
Theressa Cooper, serves as the assistant dean for diversity for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and adjunct assistant professor in the department of agricultural education and studies. She has served in this position since 2013. Theressa’s responsibilities include the coordination, management and implementation of the college's diversity and inclusion programs. One of the signature programs under her umbrella is the George Washington Carver Summer Internship program, which has be in existence for over 28 years. She also leads efforts to identify new opportunities to enhance diversity and inclusion goals to benefit all students, faculty and staff; and connects with minority serving institutions nationwide in terms of teaching, research and outreach/extension activities.

Contact

Contact Info

139C Curtiss
513 Farm House Ln.
Ames
,
IA
50011-1054