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Brennan Cox

Assistant Professor
Operations Research
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-7675


Brennan D. Cox, Ph.D., is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a designated Aerospace Experimental Psychologist. He completed his graduate training in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Auburn University, where he received awards in both research and teaching excellence. He received a commission in the U.S. Navy in 2010 and completed naval flight training in 2011, at which time he was recognized as the top Medical Service Corps graduate of his class. His areas of expertise include personnel selection, performance measurement, and human-systems integration. Dr. Cox's work in these areas appears in over 50 scientific journals, edited books, technical reports, and conference proceedings.
NPS Experience
  • Unknown - current: Assistant Professor
Research Interests
Applying the principles of industrial and organizational psychology to <br>develop, evaluate, and implement measures and technologies that optimize individual and organizational performance. <br>
Teaching Interests
personnel psychology; organizational development; individual differences; human performance measurement; selection; assessment; aviation


  • 2019 - Julius E. Uhlaner Award, American Psychological Association Division 19, the Society for Military Psychology