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Edward Cook

Edward Cook

Associate Professor, The Design School


The Design School
Arizona State University
PO Box 871605
Tempe, AZ 85287-1605


  • Associate Professor, The Design School


  • BSLA, Washington State University
  • MLA, Utah State University
  • PhD, Wageningen University


Journal Articles


Cook, E., S. J. Hall and K. L. Larson. 2012. Residential landscapes in an urban socio-ecological context: A synthesis of multi-scalar interactions between people and their home environment. Urban Ecosystems 15(1):19-52. DOI: 10.1007/s11252-011-0197-0. (link )


Roy Chowdhury, R., K. L. Larson, M. Grove, C. Polasky, E. Cook, J. Onsted and L. A. Ogden. 2011. A multi-scalar approach to theorizing socio-ecological dynamics of urban residential landscapes. Cities and the Environment 4(1):Article 6. DOI: doi: (link )

Book Chapters


Cook, E. 2012. Urban ecology. Pp. 207-224 In: Pijawka, K. and M. A. Gromulat eds., Understanding Sustainable Cities: Concepts, Cases, and Solutions.


Grimm, N. B., R. L. Hale, E. Cook and D. M. Iwaniec. 2011. Urban biogeochemical flux analysis. Pp. 503-520 In: Douglas, M. E., D. Goode, M. Houck and D. Wang eds., The Routledge Handbook of Urban Ecology. Taylor and Frances Books.



Boylan, M., M. Holmes, S. Rode, T. Cook and K. Kelley. 2014. Range of vegetation preferences in historic Goodyear: A method for evaluating the success of demonstration gardens. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 28, 2014, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.


Corman, J., E. Cook, R. L. Hale, D. M. Iwaniec and G. S. Metson. 2010. An elemental approach to understanding human-environment interactions. Poster presented 15-17 October, 2010 at the 1st International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.



Cook, E., C. Strawhacker, K. L. Larson and S. J. Hall. 2009. Values and other social drivers of the management and ecological properties of residential landscapes in Phoenix, Arizona. Presentation at the August 2-7, 2009 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM.

Grimm, N. B., E. Cook, S. R. Earl, R. L. Hale, S. J. Hall, H. E. Hartnett, D. M. Iwaniec, E. K. Larson, M. R. McHale and R. A. Sponseller. 2009. Ecosystem biogeochemical function and services in an urbanizing desert region. Presentation December 14-18 at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.


Larson, K. L., E. Cook, S. J. Hall and J. Vittal. 2008. Exploring social and ecological aspects of residential landscapes in metropolitan Phoenix, AZ. Presentation 10-14 June 2008 at the International Symposium for Society and Resource Management, Burlington, VT.



Cook, E., R. Coupal, J. Hamerlinck, J. Heerman, D. Hulme, S. Lieske, E. Anderson, M. Benson and K. Parady. 2009. Impacts of Wyoming Water Development Commission Regional Water Systems Project on Land Use: An Analysis of Two Case Studies. William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of the Environment and Natural Resources. Final Technical Report, University of Wyoming.