Gregory Cox, Adjunct Faculty

Gregory V. Cox joined the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) in 2010. Dr. Cox directs multiple research projects at IDA and his principal sponsors reside in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Before joining IDA, he served for 21 years with the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA), including time as a deputy division director. In addition to doing Washington-based research, Dr. Cox spent ten of the past 30 years in assignments with seven Navy and Joint Commands. His diverse analytical assignments have spanned the spectrum from operations, to planning and policy, to readiness and training, to test and evaluation, to requirements and resources. Prior to coming to CNA, he held positions in academia and other national security organizations.

A mathematician by education, he received his Ph.D. from Auburn University in 1978.

Dr. Cox has twice received Superior Service awards from the Navy and is also a recipient of CNA’s annual Phil E. DePoy award for analytic excellence.