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Black Student Advising, Suite 125, Carson Hall, HB 6217, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755


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Kari Cooke, MSEd

Assistant Dean/Advisor to Black Students

Kari Cooke (“Dean Kari”) is the new Assistant Dean/Advisor to Black Students and brings to OPAL a depth and breadth of experience in higher education and community advocacy. She worked in higher education at Haverford College, Hunter College, and in the CUNY system in addition to spending several years as a policy analyst for the Center for Disability Rights and National Black Deaf Advocates. Specializing in community engagement, Cooke’s work centers on the intersections of education, policy, and community change. A frequent speaker, she has presented on campuses around the country, served as a delegate for organizations such as the United Nations - International Young Leaders Assembly, and was recently appointed to the FCC Disability Advisory Council. This May she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania – Graduate School of Education and looks forward to her work with students at Dartmouth.

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Last Updated: 7/16/15