Matthew Cooper

Faculty
Department:
Life Science
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My Background

  • Hometown: Grand Haven, MI
  • High School: Grand Haven High School
  • Professional Experience: Northland College (2015-2020): Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Biology, Associate Director of the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater Innovation, Research Scientist Central Michigan University (2014-2015): Research Assistant Professor Grand Valley State University, Annis Water Resources Institute (2002-2009): Research Assistant and Laboratory Manager Ottawa County Conservation District (2001): Watershed Outreach and Education Coordinator
  • Academic Degrees: University of Notre Dame (Ph.D.), Grand Valley State University (M.S.), Grand Valley State University (B.S.)
  • Classes Taught: Introductory Biology II (BIOL 104) Introductory Plant Biology (BIOL 121)

More About Me

  • I love to surf
  • My wife and I have 3 highly energetic kids
  • I started my career as a scientist in wetlands near MCC’s campus