University of Texas at El Paso
Psychology Department
Theodore V. Cooper    

Dr. Theodore Cooper
Personal Information    

Ph.D., University of Memphis (2002)

Associate Professor


Research Interests    

My global research interests are in the areas of disease prevention and health promotion. More specifically, I focus on issues in the prevention and treatment of clinical health including: tobacco use and cessation, other addictive behaviors, cancer prevention, obesity and sedentary behavior, and sexual risk.

Sample Publications    

Taylor, T., Cooper, T. V., Hernandez, N. Y., Kelly, M., Law, J., & Colwell, B. (2012). A Smoke Free Paso del Norte: Impact over 10 years on smoking prevalence using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. American Journal of Public Health, 102, 899-908.

Cooper, T. V., Rodríguez de Ybarra, D., Charter, J. E., & Blow, J. (2011). Characteristics associated with smoking in a Hispanic college sample. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 1329-1332.

Taylor, T. & Cooper, T. V. (2010). Light smoking in a predominantly Hispanic college student sample: A 7 day diary assessment. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 1131-1137.

Cooper, T. V., Taylor, T., Murray, A. A., DeBon, M. W., Vander Weg, M. W., Klesges, R. C., & Talcott, G. W. (2010). Differences between intermittent and light daily smokers in a population of U.S Military recruits. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 12, 465-473.

Resor, M. R. & Cooper, T. V. (2010). Club drug use in Hispanic college students. The American Journal on Addictions, 19, 319-324.

Blow, J., Taylor, T., & Cooper, T. V., & Redfearn, C. K. (2010). Correlates of weight concern and control in a Hispanic college student sample. Eating Behaviors, 11, 6-10.

Contact Information    


Phone: 1-915-747-6270
Fax: 1-915-747-6553

201A Psychology Building
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso TX, 79968
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