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Harris M. Cooper

Harris M. Cooper, Professor of Education and Hugo L. Blomquist Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience


Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1975
Social Psychology, 1976
PhD Social Psychology, University of Connecticut, 1976
M.A., University of Connecticut, 1974
B.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1972
BA Psychology and Sociology, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1972
Contact Info:

(919) 660-5664
Research Interests: Research synthesis, applications of social psychology to educational policy issues, homework, school calendars, after school programs.

Curriculum Vitae

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Cooper, H; Robinson, JC; Patall, EA. "Does homework improve academic achievement? A synthesis of research, 1987-2003." Review of Educational Research 76.1 (January, 2006): 1-62. [doi]  [abs]
  2. H.M. Cooper, Charlton, K., Valentine, J. & Muhlenbruck, L.. Making the Most of Summer School. Monographs Series of the Society for Research in Child Development Blackwell, 2000.

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