Highest Degree: Ph.D., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (projected: 2013), specializing in Environmental and Energy Policy.
Chief Adviser: Dr. Marilyn A. Brown, Professor of Public Policy
Other Degrees: M.S., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology (2009); B.S., Environmental Biology, University of Dayton (2008).
William “Matt” Cox distinguished himself as a Master’s student within the School of Public Policy, earning the Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2009). He was one of the few Master’s students to serve as a graduate research assistant under Dr. Marilyn Brown. His keen interest and great academic promise motivated him to enter the Doctoral Program in Public Policy, again specializing in Environmental and Energy Policy under Dr. Brown. He has further distinguished himself through various conference papers, presentations, and publications and his contributes to Dr. Brown’s research for Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Once he graduates in 2013, Matt intends to take his excellent policy analysis and research skills into the private sector. He is particularly interested in sustainability and energy issues in the corporate domain. His interest in energy and sustainability date back to his undergraduate years at the University of Dayton, where he studied Environmental Biology and participated in projects to improve the design of sustainable campus buildings. He was the 2008 Winner of The Environmental Biology Internship Achievement Award of Excellence from the University of Dayton. Matt represents yet again the wide options open to Public Policy graduates. To learn more about Matt and his research, please contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.