North Cooc

North Cooc
Associate Professor, Department of Special Education
Associate Professor, Center for Asian American Studies

Phone: +1 512 471 7923
Email: ncooc@austin.utexas.edu
Office: SZB
Office Hours: By appointment
 

North Cooc is an associate professor of special education and core faculty member in the Center for Asian American Studies. His research agenda focuses on three main areas: 1) the role of schools and social institutions in reducing racial and ethnic disparities in academic and social outcomes; 2) the unequal opportunities of children with disabilities in navigating the special education system; and 3) the preparation of a diverse and culturally sustaining teacher workforce. Previously, Dr. Cooc worked in education research and conducted evaluations of afterschool programs and literacy initiatives at Policy Studies Associates in Washington, DC. He also taught middle school English in Shizuoka, Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.