7th generation Utah Mormon
Great-great-great granddaughter of a prominent Mormon pioneer and polygamist
Holds a B.A. and M.P.A. from Brigham Young University
Krista Cook is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over two and a half years. She has worked briefly as a journalist but mostly writes freelance. Her personal LDS blog has been featured many times in the Deseret News, the Salt Lake City newspaper owned by the Church. She has also helped research, write, and edit many academic materials. She was a professor for several years, teaching both graduates and undergraduates.Krista and her husband met on an LDS singles website long before this became common or accepted. They were sealed in the Denver LDS Temple. Currently, they live quietly, and unobtrusively, amongst the Wesleyans in Marion, Indiana.
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
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