Gary W. Cox

Gary W. Cox

Fellow: Awarded 1995
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

University of California, San Diego

Gary W. Cox is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. In addition to numerous articles in the areas of legislative and electoral politics, Cox is author of The Efficient Secret (winner of the 1983 Samuel H. Beer dissertation prize and the 2003 George H. Hallett Award), co-author of Legislative Leviathan (winner of the 1993 Richard F. Fenno Prize), author of Making Votes Count (winner of the 1998 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, the 1998 Luebbert Prize, and the 2007 George H. Hallett Award); and co-author of Setting the Agenda (winner of the 2006 Leon D. Epstein Book Award).  Mr. Cox was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and the National Academy of Sciences in 2005.

Mr. Cox received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology in 1983, and joined the UCSD faculty in 1987.


National Academy of Sciences , 2005
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