Committee Member

Jabari Cook

Hey everyone! My name is Jabari Cook and I’m a junior majoring in Political Science with a minor in Japanese and certificate in Global Studies. I’m originally from Bowie, Maryland, about ten minutes outside of Washington, D.C. Some of my favorite things to do in my free time are hanging with friends, listening to NPR podcasts, visiting art galleries, discovering new music, and cooking. This year, I also serve as Vice President for both the Political Science Student Association and ACLU Club. Feel free to email me at if you have any questions!

Year: Junior


School: Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Major: Political Science

Fun Fact: I met Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this summer during my internship!

On Campus I can be found: Posvar Hall

Favorite Class taken at Pitt: Introduction to Global Studies with Roger Rouse

Favorite TV show(s): West Wing, Veep, Pose, Insecure, Big Little Lies

Favorite Movie(s): Inception, Scream, Kill Bill

Favorite Book(s): The Bluest Eyes, Gone Girl, American Gods

Favorite Quote:

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Nelson Mandela