Timothy Cook, Ph.D.

Timothy Cook, PhD

Boston College
Department Chair
Director of Educational Leadership
Professor of Education

Dr. Cook earned his PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Administration at Boston College.  He served as the chief administrator of a Catholic junior-senior high school in Rhode Island before coming to Creighton.  Dr. Cook teaches a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary school teaching methods, foundations of Catholic education, and school leadership.  His research interests include Catholic school charism, religion teacher preparation, and mission-centered faith school leadership.  He is the author of Architects of Catholic Culture:  Designing & Building Catholic Culture in Catholic Schools.  Since his book's publication, Dr. Cook has become recognized as an expert on Catholic school identity and culture issues stateside and abroad. Dr. Cook is available for speeches, presentations, workshops, or school consulting related to the following topics:

  • exploring Catholic identity in 21st century schools, measuring religious mission effectiveness, strengthening Catholic school character and culture
  • contemplating the charism of Catholic education for a modern age
  • leading and teaching mission