Dana Cooper

Dana Cooper, Ph. D.

Texas Christian University, Ph.D.
Diplomatic, Gender, Transatlantic, and Women's History

Email: cooperdc@sfasu.edu
Telephone: 936.468.2224
Office: 359 Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North


Dr. Dana Cooper is professor of history and has been at SFA for over a decade. Specializing in diplomatic and transatlantic history, she has presented papers in England, Germany, and Austria and has published with presses in Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United States. She is the co-editor of Transatlantic Relations and Modern Diplomacy: An Interdisciplinary Examination (Routledge, 2013), Motherhood and War: International Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), and Motherhood in Antiquity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). Her book, Informal Ambassadors: American Women, Transatlantic Marriages, and Anglo-American Relations, 1865-1945, (2014) led to her interview for the documentary, “Million Dollar American Princesses,” which appeared on the Smithsonian Channel in 2015. She has received several honors including a 2010 Teaching Excellence Award, “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire,” in 2014, and was recognized in 2016 as a Distinguished Professor. Dr. Cooper teaches a wide variety of classes including Diplomatic History, Transatlantic History, History of Motherhood, and The First Ladies.


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