British history; the British Empire; the Enlightenment; science and environmental history; political economy; cornucopianism and the anthropocene
Prof. Cook has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.
History of science; British history; history of intellectual property; history of the book and other media
On Research Leave, 2019–20
Atlantic history; history of Britain; British Empire; history of Ireland; global history; early American history; history of the Netherlands; worldwide colonial rivalries of seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; history of political economy; British Empire in South Asia; comparative revolutions; state formation; Industrial Revolution