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Connie Cooper

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Connie Cooper's career began in Nursing. She practiced in areas of medical/surgical nursing, mental health nursing and community health nursing. Education career began in a 3 year Diploma Program and progressed to Universities. Her teaching career expands over 30 plus years. At the various universities her teaching followed her specialty of mental health nursing and community health nursing. Following her EdD in Instructional Technology, she moved into education leadership. She has been a Program Director for 2 years and Dean for 4 years.
Her role as contributing faculty at Walden University has been in the areas of Masters of Science in Nursing Core and Education.

Dr. Cooper's podium and poster presentations have centered around community health, informatics and nursing education.

Courses Taught

NURS 6052 - Essentials of Evidence Based Practice


EdD, Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL United States

MSN, Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville - Edwardsville, IL

BSN, Illinois Wesleyan University

Public Service

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Board Member - Louisville, KY


Cooper, C. (2014). Geography and Nursing: Putting the pieces together to improve health.

Cooper, C. G. (2011). Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. .


Cooper, C. G. (2009). Bioterrorism-Interactive preparedness for community/public health nursing students.

Cooper, C. G., Peak, L. (2017). Does Disciplinary Literacy have a place in Nursing Education and its effect on retention?. NLN.

Cooper, C. G. (2008). A study of faculty attitudes, perceptions, resistance, and expectations toward teaching web-based learning courses in higher education.