Gail A. Cooper

Lehigh University History - Gail A. Cooper

First Name: 

Gail

Middle Name: 

A.

Last Name: 

Cooper

Full Title: 

Associate Professor

Email: 

Education: 

PHD, California, Santa Barbara, 1987

Interests: 

Technology, Japan

Profile: 

Professor Cooper is interested in the history of technology, both in the United States and Japan. She is author of Air-Conditioning America: Engineers and the Controlled Environment, 1900 to 1960. An interest in women’s history has led her to study women workers in various industries including confectionery and aircraft production. Currently she is researching a book on manufacturers’ concern with quality in both the defense and consumer industries in the United States and Japan.