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Dr. Scott Cook, Associate Professor of History
Office: Simon Hall 111
Phone: (931) 393-1738
 

Professional Experience

Motlow State Community College, Lynchburg, Tennessee
Associate Professor of History, 2006-Present
Courses: United States History I and II; United States History I and II Honors;
World Civilizations I and II; Paranormal History; Sex and the Supernatural Honors Seminar;
Religion, Heresy, Magic, and Myth; American Literature; and American Government

Georgia Military College at Columbus, Columbus, Georgia
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Humanities, 2004-2006
Courses: Developmental Reading I and II, Developmental Writing I and II, Freshman Composition
I and II, American Literature I and II, Western World Literature I, Creative Writing, Library Science,
World Civilizations II, Military History, Introduction to Teaching, and Educational Psychology

Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia
Adjunct Instructor of English, 2005-2006
Courses: Freshman Composition I

Nashville State Community College, Nashville, Tennessee
Adjunct Instructor of English, 2004
Courses: American Literature II

Motlow State Community College, Smyrna, Tennessee
Adjunct Instructor of Developmental Studies and History, 2002-2004
Courses: Basic and Developmental Reading, Basic and Developmental Writing, Developmental
Study Skills, and United States History I and II

Education

  • Doctor of Education in Teaching History, 2011
    Dissertation: Gilded Age Ohioan Presidents and American Progressive Education:
    How Ohio and Its Presidents Influenced and Shaped the American Education System
    Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Master of Liberal Studies in Humanities, 2004
    Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
  • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 2001
    Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Associate of Science with Emphases in History, Political Science,
    and Psychology, 2000 Motlow State Community College, Lynchburg, Tennessee
  • Additional Graduate Study: Cumberland University, Fort Hays State University,
    and Middle Tennessee State University

Honors, Awards, and Current Professional Memberships

  • American Historical Association
  • Western History Association
  • Southern Historical Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • History of Education Society
  • American Political Science Association
  • 2012 NISOD Excellence Award for Motlow College
  • 2011 Faculty Excellence Award Winner
  • 2011 NISOD Excellence Award for Motlow College
  • 2010 Faculty Excellence Award Nomination
  • 2009 Faculty Excellence Award Nomination
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Program Participant, May 2009
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Program Participant, May 2008
  • Motlow's Professional Development Program, 2006-2007
  • Who’s Who in American Education (2006-2007), January 2006
  • Distant Learning Center Employee of the Quarter, September 2005
  • C. C. Sims Award for Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University,
    May 2001
  • summa cum laude, Middle Tennessee State University, May 2001
  • Pi Sigma Alpha, Middle Tennessee State University, April 2001
  • Mortar Board (Hampton Society Chapter), Middle Tennessee State University,
    April 2001
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Middle Tennessee State University, December 2000
  • Phi Alpha Theta, Middle Tennessee State University, November 2000
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, Middle Tennessee State University,
    November 2000
  • Outstanding Achievement in Political Science, Motlow State Community College, May 2000
  • Outstanding Achievement in History, Motlow State Community College, May 2000
  • Award for Scholastic Achievement, Motlow State Community College, May 2000
  • Top Ten Graduate, Motlow State Community College, May 2000
  • summa cum laude, Motlow State Community College, May 2000

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