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Atlanta Chapter Scholar Alum Science Policy Fellow at California Council on Science and Technology

Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2015

Debra A. Cooper was an ARCS Scholar at Emory University during the 2010-2013 academic years. After receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Cooper did a postdoc at the University of Texas Medical Branch for 1.5 years where she worked in the Center for Addiction Research focusing on a project studying how the serotonergic system affects vulnerability to cocaine addiction. Dr. Cooper recently started a fellowship with the California Council on Science and Technology as a Science and Technology Policy Fellow. In this role, she works directly with public policy-makers in the California legislature drawing upon her scientific background as necessary throughout the legislative process.

More information on Dr. Cooper and her recent publications can be found on her LinkedIn page.


Debra A. Cooper, Ph.D. 
ARCS Scholar
Emory University