Professor of English; college administrator; pastor. Born– July 22, 1938, Piedmont. Parents– William Jesse and Genevieve (Putnam) Cook. Married– Judy M. Wallace, February 21, 1959. Children– Three. Education– Jacksonville State University, A.B., 1960; Auburn University, M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1968. Taught English at Auburn University and Jacksonville State University; worked for Auburn University at Montgomery, 1969-75; vice-president for development, 1973-75.  In 1963 he was ordained a minister in the Church of Christ. Served as minister of the Highland Church of Christ at Carriage Hills in Montgomery, 1969-1976. Vice-president, Hudson-Thompson, Montgomery, 1975-77.  Published articles in professional journals. Member Modern Language Association, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, International Platform Association.


Contemporary Authors online


The Bible Chair. Abilene, Tex.: Quality Printing Company, 1968.

Bill Cook’s Strategic Planning for American Schools.  Arlington:  American Association of School Administrators, 1988.

British Short Story.  Twayne, 1978.

The Church and her Responsibility to the Young.  St. Louis: Christian Publishing Co., 1967.

Confidence in Fact. Abilene, Tex.; Quality Printing Co., 1970.

The Eckleburg Perspective; the Best of Bill Cook Comments. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1980.

The Evolving Corporation:  A Humanist Interpretation.  Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 2000.

The Great Commission.  Abilene, Tex.: Quality Printing Co. 1968.

Masks, Modes and Morals; the Art of Evelyn Waugh. Rutherford, N.J.; Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 1971.

Strategies:  The Art and Science of Holistic Strategy.  Westport, CT:  Quorum Books, 2000.

The Urgency of Change: Metamorphosis of America’s Schools.  Montgomery:  Underdog Press, 1988.