PhD, University of Connecticut; CAGS, MEd, MBA, University of Massachusetts Boston; BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Inclusion, social justice, educational equity, and school-family-community partnerships as they pertain to counseling practice; postsecondary transition; counselor educator preparation
Dr. Cook is a contributing faculty member with the School of Counseling. She has worked in urban schools and mental health agencies, providing counseling services to students, clients, and families. She speaks Spanish fluently and has lived in Puerto Rico, where she attended the University of Puerto Rico. She is committed to using scholarly research in a manner that advances democratic collaboration and educational equity. Dr. Cook teaches courses in ethical and legal issues and group counseling. She incorporates scholarly research outcomes into her teaching, with a focus on developing students’ social justice competencies to serve urban populations.