Dr. William R Cook

William R. Cook earned his B.A. from Wabash College, graduating cum laude. Shortly thereafter he received the Woodrow Wilson and the Herbert Lehman fellowships to study Medieval History at Cornell University where he completed his Ph.D. He is a lecturer for “The Great Courses” and is currently the Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he has taught since 1970. His publications include Images of St. Francis of Assisi and Francis of Assisi: The Way of Poverty and Humility. He also currently edits and contributes to The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy. Dr. Cook’s passion and enthusiasm for medieval art and architecture make him both an informed and lively trip leader.

Tours Led by William R Cook

  • Romania, Armenia & Georgia Tour Tatev Monastery - ArmeniaMay 28 - June 14, 2017 | William R. Cook Join Far Horizons Archaeological and Cultural Trips on an 18-day exploration of the ecclesiastical structures in Romania, Armenia and Georgia!