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Christina Cooper

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.A. in Biology – Anderson University
M.A. in Virology – Indiana University
Ph.D. in Science Education – Indiana University


Dr. Cooper joined the Corban faculty in 2015 just after completing her doctoral degree in science education. She has previously taught biology for two years at Ivy Tech Community College and worked as a research associate in a virology lab. She was also an assistant instructor while working on her graduate degrees.


Christina married her husband, Gary, in 2014, and they have a small dog named Jack. They enjoy mountain biking, the Oregon coast, discovering delicious new places to eat, and getting involved in children’s ministry at church. Christina also loves do-it-yourself activities, including scrapbooking, sewing and crocheting.

Why Corban

“I am excited to be teaching at Corban because of its Christian community and focus on exemplary teaching. Corban is perfect for fostering deep learning in a Christian atmosphere.”