Cook has taught composition courses at Auburn University, where he also received his M.A. in English with a concentration in rhetoric and composition. He is passionate about intersectional activism and about having tough-but-necessary conversations to advance social justice. He considers love and compassion to be integral to his work and activism.

Articles by Joseph

Let Black Students Be Kids: Down With 'Respectability'

We need to push back against the message that students’ intelligence and appearances are related.

Social Justicing With Hip-Hop

Looking for a new way to engage your students? Try one they probably already know and love.
Group of adults listening to one person speaking.

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