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Timothy Cook

Affiliated Investigator
Research Associate Professor & Lecturer
UMass Amherst

Research Interests

My research focuses on understanding the nature and impacts of past climate variability and evaluating the role of human activity in forcing climate, landscape, and environmental change as recorded in the sedimentary records of lakes and ponds.


PhD – UMass Amherst, Geosciences, 2009
MS – University of Delaware, Oceanography, 2004
ScB – Brown University, Geological Sciences, 2001


University of Massachusetts, Geosciences Department


Research Associate Professor & Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, 2018 to present
Associate Professor, Worcester State University, 2017-2018
Assistant Professor, Worcester State University, 2012-2017
Visiting Assistant Professor, Bates College, 2011-2012
Senior Postdoctoral Scholar, UMass Amherst, 2010-2011