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Dr. Craig Cooper is stepping down from his role as Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science and will be returning to his teaching and research responsibilities. Please join us as we celebrate his leadership and commitment to the University of Lethbridge.
Wednesday, June 26 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Urban Lounge, University Hall
Appetizers & a cash bar are available.
Dr. Craig Cooper has served as Dean since being originally appointed in July 2013 and distinguished himself as a key leader in the University community.
The Faculty of Arts & Science is our largest and requires diligent leadership skills. During his tenure, Dr. Cooper has advanced the Faculty both within academia and beyond, connecting our students and faculty members to the broader southern Alberta community through progressive and innovative actions and ideas.
Dr. Cooper came to the U of L from Nipissing University in North Bay, Ont. where he was a professor of classical studies and served as the Dean of Arts and Sciences. He spent the majority of his academic teaching career at the University of Winnipeg, beginning as a sessional instructor in 1993 and eventually serving as the Associate Dean of Arts.
He earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Alberta before completing his Masters and PhD at the University of British Columbia.
A member of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, the Classical Association of Canada, and the Society for Classical Studies (among others), he is a scholar of ancient Greek history, who continues to study Athenian law, Athenian orators and Greek rhetoric.