Kyle D. Cook

Assistant Professor
PhD, Applied Developmental & Educational Psychology, Boston CollegeMEd, Educational Research, Measurement & Evaluation, Boston CollegeBA, Human Development, Boston College
Kyle DeMeo Cook is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Specialties. Dr. Cook’s research agenda focuses on examining policy-relevant early education issues, such as: access to early education, the transition to kindergarten, and collaborations between early education and K–12. From 2016-2018, Dr. Cook was named a Head Start Research Scholar by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for her research on coordination efforts between Head Start programs and elementary schools during the transition to school. Prior to joining St. John’s University, she was a Senior Research Associate at Education Development Center where she conducted research within researcher-practitioner partnerships through a contract from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. She has extensive experience working with state agencies, school districts, and other local leaders to design, conduct and disseminate education research that is requested and relevant to policymakers and practitioners. She is passionate about teaching research methods and supporting educators to design and conduct their own research.

Teaching Interests

Research methods

Research Interests

Early childhood education access and policy, the transition to kindergarten, collaboration between early childhood education and K-12 education, research use by education practitioners

Courses Taught

EDU
3000
INDEPENDENT STUDY: LITERACY
EDU
3285
RESEARCH PERSPECT IN LITERACY
EDU
3293
DISSERTATION SEMINAR CONTINUED
EDU
7901
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH