Dr Dr Andy Cooper

Associate Dean (Student Experience) and Head of the School of Humanities

Email address: A.Cooper2@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 323450 Location: George Wallis Building, MK504 Faculty: Faculty of Arts School/Institute: School of Humanities Areas of expertise: Classical, contemporary Sociological Theory, Political Sociology, British Society post 1945; The impact of information technology on society


I came to the University in 1994 as Principal Lecturer in Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. I was subsequently Associate Dean (Academic) in the School of Law, Social Sciences and Communication, and then more recently, Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts where I am also Head of the School of Humanities.

Research interests

  • Impact of social media on social identity

Membership of professional bodies

  • British Sociological Association


  • BA (Hons) Modern History and Politics
  • PhD