Michael L. Cook, PhD

Professor

Agricultural and Applied Economics

Partridge Chair of Cooperative Leadership

Agricultural and Applied Economics

Executive Director, GICL

Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership

Contact Information

Email cookml@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-0127
Address 125C Mumford
Websites SSRN
ResearchGate
LinkedIn

Education

BA, History and International Relations, University of Wisconsin, 1965
MS, Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1974
PhD, Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1976

Specialties

Organizational Economics
Cooperative Management and Governance
Collective Action
Supply/Netchain Analysis

Research

Dr. Cook’s research emphasizes cooperative firm theory and economic design of the cooperative life cycle framework with interest in identifying solutions to organizational inefficiencies. Cook leads the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership (GICL), providing research oriented executive education programs for senior management and boards of directors for U.S. and international cooperatives.

Teaching

AG_EC 4972: Agri-Food Business & Cooperative Management
AG_EC 8610: Economic and Sociological Approaches to Collective Action

Programs

Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leaders
Missouri Institute of Cooperatives
Contracting and Organizations Research Institute