Tylon Crook

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. School Counseling

Dr. Tylon Crook, a national certified counselor, is currently a core faculty member with Walden University in their School of Counseling. Dr. Crook has presented at numerous local, state, and national conferences on such topics as spirituality and depression among African American men, social justice advocacy, implicit bias in counseling and education, and the school-to-prison pipeline and African American boys. In addition, Dr. Crook travels the country providing professional development in the areas of school counseling program development, multicultural competence, and social justice. He can also be found engaged in motivational speaking at schools in his state and region. As a military veteran, Dr. Crook is also a member of numerous professional and advocacy organizations, most notably the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and American Counseling Association (ACA). As a life long learner and fierce proponent of education, equity, and justice, Dr. Crook lives by his fraternity’s motto of “Culture for Service and Service for Humanity.”

Courses Taught

COUN 6312S - Multicultural Counseling in Schools

COUN 6210S - Ethics and Legal Issues in School Counseling


PhD, Auburn University

MS, Mississippi State University

BS, Mississippi State University


Crook, T. (2015). Juvenile justice system students: A social justice advocacy approach for school counselors. Journal of Counselor Practice


Crook, T. (2017). Reduce the impact of implicit bias. ASCA

Crook, T. (2017). Reduce the impact of implicit bias. ASCA