Krista Cook

LDS Expert

Education

Ph.D., Public Administration and Public Affairs, Virginia Tech

M.L.S., Library and Information Science, Emporia State University

M.P.A., Political Science and Public Administration, Brigham Young University

B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University

Introduction

  • 7th generation Utah Mormon
  • B.A. and M.P.A. from Brigham Young University
  • Ph.D. from Virginia Tech 

Experience

Krista Cook is a 7th generation Utah Mormon who covers topics related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her personal LDS blog has been featured many times in the Deseret News, the Salt Lake City newspaper owned by the Church. She previously worked as a professor at both the graduate and undergraduate level. 

Krista and her husband met on an LDS singles and were sealed in the Denver LDS Temple.

Education

  • M.L.S., Library and Information Science, Emporia State University, 2009
  • Ph.D., Public Administration and Public Affairs, Virginia Tech, 1996
  • B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1987
  • M.P.A., Political Science and Public Administration, Brigham Young University, 1987
  • BYU-Hawaii, Class of 1983
  • Seminary Graduate

A Message from Krista Cook

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