Mea S. Cook

Mea S. Cook
Associate Professor of Geosciences, Chair of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Fall
Bronfman Science Center Rm 162
At Williams since 2008


B.A. Princeton University (1999)
Ph.D. Mass Institute of Technology - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography (2006)

Areas of Expertise

The role of the ocean in natural climate changes, reconstructing past ocean circulation and productivity using marine sediments.

Scholarship/Creative Work

Google Scholar profile.


Current research students (thesis, independent study/99)

Natasha Baranow ’18
Anna Black ’19
Tiffani Castro ‘19.5
Wendy Hernandez ’20
Bertie Miller ’18
Fernando Villegas ’21

Former students (thesis, independent study/99)

Will Downs ’19
Erica Chang ’18 (co-advisor with Mike Evans, Zilkha Center)
Akuku Makoru ’17
Gemma Porras ’17
Jeffrey Rubel ’17
Caroline White-Nockleby ’17
Caroline Atwood ’16
Jorge Castro ’16
Teddy Amdur ’15 (co-advisor with Caroline Ummenhofer and Young-Oh Kwon, WHOI)
Kalila Booker-Cassano ’15
Alice Chapman ’15
Alex Deaderick ’15
Julia Matejcek ’15
Nakita VanBiene ’15
Galen Corey ’14
Paul de Konkoly Thege ’14
Johanna Eidmann ’14

Molly McEntee ’14
Claire Baecher ’13
Miranda Bona ’13
Zara Currimjee ’13
Leaf Elliott ’13
Tommy Gaidus ’13
Ian Nesbitt ’13
Harper Robertson ’13
Katie Kumamoto ’12
Nari Miller ’12
Meredith Annex ’10
Alice Nelson ’10
Anne (O’Leary) Gothmann ’10
Rachel Savain ’10
Jordan Landers ’09

Current Committees

  • Committee on Admission and Financial Aid (CAFA)
  • Environmental Studies Program
  • Faculty Review Panel
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Chair, Fall