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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Dr. Craig Cooper & Brandie Lea; U of L Destination Project Update

Speaker: Dr. Craig Cooper, Dean of Arts & Science, University of Lethbridge

Topic: Destination Project Update

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Cooper comes 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 since 2008. 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.

Cooper earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Alberta before completing his master's and PhD designations at the University of British Columbia.

A member of the American Philological Association, the Association of Ancient Historians and the Classical Association of Canada, Cooper received the 2007 Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence in Contributing to Self Governance. His current areas of scholarly interest include Athenian law, Athenian orators and Greek rhetoric, Greek historiography and ancient biography. He has also published three books, including his most recent, Epigraphy and the Greek Historian, in 2008.