Susan Cooper

Assistant Professor

Pearce Hall 221

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  • Ph.D., Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, 2005
  • M.S., Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, 2000
  • B.S., University of Regina, Regina, Canada, 1998
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  • Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
  • Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)
Honors and Awards
  • Early Career Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Central Michigan University, "Algebraic and Combinatoric Invariants of Fat Points," 2012-2015.
  • NSF, NSA and PIMS Conference Awards, "Connections Between Algebra and Geometry," 2011-2012.
  • NSF Conference Award, "KUMUNU 2011."
  • U.S. Junior Oberwolfach Fellow, 2010.
  • Honorable Mention, Outstanding Postdoc Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010.
  • NSF Conference Award, "KUMUNU 2009."
  • Parents Association Award for Recognition for Contributions to Students, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008.
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Engineering Society, Queen's University, 2005.
  • 1st Year Applied Science Teaching and Learning Award, Queen's University, 2005.
  • AWM-NSF Travel Grant, "Computing Algebraic Invariants of Fat Points via Reduction," 2009.
  • AWM-NSF Mentoring Travel Grant, "Hilbert Functions of Special Fat Points," 2007.
Professional Interests

Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra

Teaching Areas

Algebra and Geometry

Recent Publications and Presentations

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