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Professor Tom Cooke

Thomas Cooke


Email - Preferred method of contact

Office Location

Austin Building, Room 437

Mailing Address

University of Connecticut
Department of Geography
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148
Storrs, CT 06269-4148

Office Hours

No office hours Fall 2017
Off campus for the semester

Thomas Cooke is a Professor of Geography at the University of Connecticut. Professor Cooke is internationally recognized for his work on the individual and family context within which decisions about where to live are made and the impact of those decisions on all family members. This research been published in leading journals such as the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Demography, and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Professor Cooke’s current research is focused on two areas: 1) the long-term decline in residential relocation in the United States and 2) the suburbanization of poverty. He is currently the Editor of Urban Geography and recently received a Fulbright Award to conduct research with colleagues at the University of Groningen (Netherlands). Professor Cooke currently teaches a suite of Urban Geography courses every semester at the Storrs campus and encourages undergraduate students interested in contributing to these research projects to contact him.


Urban Geography, Demography, Migration