LaWanda Cook

LaWanda Cook

Extension Faculty
311 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca,NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-6690
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Email: lhc62@cornell.edu

LaWanda Cook, PhD, CRC joined the Yang-Tan Institute in 2010. She engages in research, teaching and program development related to disability identity, the well-being of individuals with disabilities, effective service delivery, and the inclusion of people with disabilities in work and leisure settings. Her work explores the intersectional influence of disability with race, gender, age, and other characteristics, as well as issues such as justice system involvement, and workplace bullying and harassment.

Education

Ph.D. – 2011 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Recreation, Sport and Tourism
M.S. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Human Resource Management
B. S. 1986 – University of Connecticut, Rehabilitation Services