Dr. Joan L. Kopperud
B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Mankato State University; Ph.D., University of North Dakota
Research Interests: Composition and Rhetoric, Multicultural literature, Pedagogy, Service learning
Recent Projects and Achievements:
Along with Dr. Harvey Stalwick, Professor Kopperud presented a Centennial Scholars research project she recently completed entitled "Strangers at Our Gate: A Social History of Hospitality at a County Poor Farm." This project covered the Lac Qui Parle County poor farm from 1930 to 1951. Professor Kopperud also attended the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education. KVLY TV also aired a story about a collaboration she arranged with Moorhead Junior High, Nokomis Child Care Center, and her reading methods course.