129 B Quirk
Also – Area Head for Electronic Media and Film Studies (2006 – present)
John Cooper was born in Toledo, Ohio. He has lived in Cincinnati, Boston, and now, Ypsilanti. He has taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Detroit, Defiance College and was a teaching fellow at Bowling Green State University for three years. He has written the instructor’s manual for “Broadcasting, Cable, the Internet and Beyond,” the preeminent text for introductory media students, for the last 12 years. He is also a sought after reviewer for textbooks.
He has been a finalist for the Holman Learning Center’s Outstanding Classroom Instruction award and is a 2012 recipient of the Alumni Association’s Teaching Excellence Award. He has been part of the EMU faculty since 1993.
He currently resides in Ypsilanti, close to both his son and daughter (EMU, 2011).