Curriculum Vitae
Name: Jessica Ann Cook
Present Appointment: Assistant Professor
Contact Information: 
Department of Architecture
School of Design and Environment 
National University of Singapore 
4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566 
E-mail: akijac@nus.edu.sg
 Research Areas:
  • Community base participatory research/design
  • Sustainable urban planning and design
 Teaching Areas:
  • Design Studio
  • Qualitative Research Methods
 Academic/Professional Qualifications:
  • PhD (2015), University of Colorado Denver
  • MLA/BLA-dual degree (2010), The Pennsylvania State University
  • BA-English (2000), West Virginia Wesleyan College
 Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):
  • Nil
 Career History:
  • Research Assistant, University of Colorado Denver (2010-2016)
  • NFS IGERT Doctoral Fellow, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, University of Colorado Denver (2010-2015)
  • Project Coordinator, Hamer Center for Community Design, The Pennsylvania State University (2009-2010)
  • Research Assistant, Department of Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University (2005-2009)
 Administrative Leadership:
  • Co-chair, Active Living by Design Knowledge Network, Environmental Design Research Association (2012-present)
  • Student Leader, Food Systems Research Group, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, University of Colorado Denver (2011-2012)
 Professional/Consulting Activities:
  • GIS Consultant, The Colorado Trust, USA (2014-present)
  • Research Consultant, Denver Public Health, USA (2013-2016)
 Major Publications (Maximum of 3):
  • Cook, J., et al. (2015) Re-conceptualizing urban agriculture: An exploration of farming along the banks of the Yamuna River in Delhi, India. Journal of Agriculture and Human Values. 32(2).
  • Cook, J., et al. (2014) Design quality preferences for active living in youth in a rural setting. Journal of Urban Design. 19(2).
  • Cook, J., et al. (2013) How does design quality add to our understanding of walkable communities? Landscape Journal. 32(2).
 Updated: 04-08-2016