Social Work Department

Anita Cooper-Molinero


  • B.S. in Social Work (Magna cum Laude), SUNY Brockport
  • M.S.W., Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Ph.D. in Human Services, Capella University


Anita Cooper-Molinero, Ph.D., has been a full-time member of the social work department since 2017.

Prior to joining the Nazareth College faculty, Dr. Cooper-Molinero worked as an adjunct instructor and counselor at Monroe Community College for 17 years, teaching across 3 disciplines and departments: Transitional Studies, Human Services and Visual Performing Arts, and Contemporary Issues in Social Work.

Her scholarly interests: student-centered learning, cultural linguistics, and social justice.

Contact Information

Anita Cooper-Molinero

Anita Cooper-Molinero

Visiting Assistant Professor
Smyth Hall 382
Additional Positions:
Visiting Assistant Professor in GRC-MSW in Social Work