Faculty and Staff


Jane Claire Cook, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor

Program Area: Family & Consumer Studies; concentration in Child Development & Family Studies

Year Appointed: 2012

Academic Degrees:

B.S. Degree-Child & Family Studies, Baylor University

M.S. Degree-Human Development & Family Sciences, Ohio State University

Ph.D.-Human Development & Family Studies, University of Missouri

Credentials Pertinent to the Field:

National Council on Family Relations Member

Society for Research in Child Development Member

Research Interests:

Dr. Cook's research interests concern the intersection between culture and parenting practices, particularly among low-income populations. She was involved in two recent research projects. One examined the parenting practices of low-income, African American mothers of toddlers. Her second project examined coparenting partnerships, or joint childrearing relationships, among single, low-income, African American mothers of preschool aged children.

E-mail: claire.cook@mtsu.edu

Phone: 898-5914

Office: EHS 102

Address: MTSU Box 86

Murfreesboro, TN 37132