Gray Cox, College of the Atlantic

Professor Bar Harbor, Maine gcox@coa.edu Office: (207) 801-5712

Bio/Research

Gray Cox, professor of political economics, history and peace studies, received a B.A. in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy at Vanderbilt University. He has taught at Middle Tennessee State University and Earlham College as wel...

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Bio/Research

Gray Cox, professor of political economics, history and peace studies, received a B.A. in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy at Vanderbilt University. He has taught at Middle Tennessee State University and Earlham College as well as College of the Atlantic where his teaching includes courses designed to prepare students to collaborate effectively in interdisciplinary projects dealing with human ecological problems in a wide variety of complex contexts and cross-cultural settings. He regularly leads the winter term program in Mexico.

Gray's publications include a variety of articles on social theory and philosophy and two books: The Will at the Crossroads: A Reconstruction of Kant's Moral Philosophy (University Press of America, 1983) and The Ways of Peace: A Philosophy of Peace as Action (Paulist Press, 1986). Gray is a singer-songwriter who has put out two CDs, one in Spanish, "Todos Somos Otros," and another in English, Spanish and French, "Streetlight and Colorado." Both are available, along with other live recordings, on his website as well as through Klarity Music.
Gray has collaborated in a variety of projects in community organizing, peace work, election observation and sustainable development. The most recent was serving as translator and narrator for a video documentary on the impact of Hurricane Isidoro on the Ejido of San Crisanto, in Yucatan.


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