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Glen Cooper

Part-time/Adjunct Faculty
History, Philosophy

297 East 1150 North
Springville, UT 84663

Education

  • none, Byzantine Palaeography and literature , Preparation for my Galen, vol. 2, American School of Classical Studies (2009)
  • Ph.D., History of Islamic Science , Transmission of scientific concepts, especially medical and astronomical, between Islam and Byzantium, Columbia University (1999)
  • M.Phil., Ptolemaic planetary theory in the Arabic tradition , History of Islamic Law; history of domestic animals; Byzantine history; historical theory and method from a post-colonial perspective; and history of revolutionary movements in Islam, Columbia University (1997)
  • M.A., History of science in Islam, especially astronomy and optics , Sanskrit language and Indian history; and Islamic Law in the formative period of Islam, Columbia University (1995)
  • M.A. (course work), Classics , Greek philosophy, early Byzantine history, classical rhetoric, and ancient Greek music theory, Greek and Latin languages and literatures, Brigham Young University (1991)
  • B.A., Mathematical physics (General Relativity field equations, exact solutions) , Philosophy, mathematics, and Chinese language, Brigham Young University (1988)
  • , History and philosophy of science , Greek language and philosophy, Linacre College and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford (1987)

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Outstanding Academic Title , Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (2011 - 2011)
  • Columbia University President's Graduate Fellow, Columbia University (1991-99) (1991 - 1999)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1992-95), National Science Foundation (1992 - 1995)
  • National Translation Competition (2 awards: Greek translation, and Latin Composition), Eta Sigma Phi National Classics Fraternity (1989 - 1989)

Memberships

  • American Association for the History of Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • American Historical Association (2011 - Present)
  • Byzantine Studies Association of North America (2010 - Present)
  • Renaissance Society of America (2010 - Present)
  • American Philological Association (2008 - Present)
  • American Oriental Society (2001 - Present)
  • The Commission on History of Science and Technology in Islamic Societies (2000 - Present)
  • Eta Sigma Phi (1987 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Conference-Related Role, American Association for the History of Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Guest Speaker, BYU Department of Micro- and Molecular Biology Annual Conference (2013 - Present)
  • Guest Speaker, Kings College, London (2013 - Present)

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