2012 TC Academics
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Carey E. Cooper

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ph.D. in Human Development and Education, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Scholarly Interests

Inequalities in education; Early educational intervention; Family poverty and instability; Maternal education

Selected Publications

Geller, A., Cooper, C. E., Schwartz-Soicher, O., Garfinkel, I., & Mincy, R. B. (2012). Beyond absenteeism: Father incarceration and its effects on children's development. Demography, 49, 49-76.

Cooper, C. E., Osborne, C. A., Beck, A. N., & McLanahan, S. S. (2011). Partnership instability, school readiness, and gender disparities. Sociology of Education, 84, 246-259.

Cooper, C. E. (2010). Family poverty, school-based parental involvement, and policy-focused protective factors in kindergarten. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25, 480-492.

Crosnoe, R., & Cooper, C. E. (2010). Economically disadvantaged children's transitions into elementary school: Linking family processes, school contexts, and educational policy. American Educational Research Journal, 47, 258-291.

Cooper, C. E., McLanahan, S. S., Meadows, S. O., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2009). Family structure transitions and maternal parenting stress. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 558-574.

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