January 8, 2020 – Cypress, CA – Trident University International (Trident) is proud to announce Dr. Angie Cox as the recipient of its Teaching Excellence Award for the Spring 2019 quarter. From the pool of faculty nominated, Dr. Cox was selected as the winner by University leadership based on the strength of the positive feedback submitted by students.
“I am grateful for the faith the staff and students have in me,” remarks Dr. Cox. “I am delighted to be able to work with my students every day, as their diverse experiences and viewpoints add to my own learning.”
Dr. Cox joined Trident’s Glenn R. Jones College of Business as a part-time faculty member in 2017, instructing at the doctoral level. She served as Chair for the Doctoral Studies Project of Trident’s first DBA graduate, Dr. Stephen Thomas.
Students consistently mention Dr. Cox’s approach that is both demanding and supportive. “I chose to nominate Dr. Cox for this award because she not only pushed me to do better, but she was also extremely accessible,” states Tamara Sorrell, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) student. “I am grateful for her guidance.”
With over 20 years of military service, Dr. Cox has a background in the computer, information systems, cybersecurity, and technology fields in both tactical and leadership roles.
Her research interests include business philosophy, information systems, information technology, research methods, cyber, and communication methods. Dr. Cox is a published author and accomplished presenter and is a four-time prime editor for The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research.
Dr. Cox is a graduate of Trident’s Ph.D. in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of West Florida.About Trident University International
Founded in 1998, Trident University International is a member of the American InterContinental University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). Trident uses the EdActive™ learning approach, which employs case-based learning in an online setting to teach real-world relevant critical thinking skills designed to enhance the lives and education of students. Trident offers quality associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs and certificates, led by a qualified faculty team, over 80% of whom have doctoral degrees. Trident has nearly 27,000 alumni, of which more than 22,000 have a military affiliation and has received acknowledgements from Washington Monthly, Military Times, and Military Advanced Education & Transition for their dedication to student success. Visit www.trident.edu, Trident’s Facebook page, or call at to learn more about Trident's wide range of educational options.