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Department of Systems Engineering : Display Biographical Details

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Dr. Christopher Morey

Visiting Professor
DoD Civilian

Contact Information:
Office Location: MH309
Phone: 5529

Dr. Morey is serving two years with the Department of Systems Engineering as the “Army Analyst Visiting Professor.” A Department of the Army permanent civilian employee, Dr. Morey is assigned to the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Analysis Center (TRAC) at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, where he serves as the Principal Analyst to the Director of TRAC - Ft. Leavenworth.
Dr. Morey graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1982 and was commissioned in the Infantry. His Infantry assignments included tours with the 172d Infantry Brigade at both Ft. Richardson and Ft. Wainwright, Alaska, and with the 9th Infantry Division and 2nd Ranger Battalion at Ft. Lewis, Washington. 
Dr. Morey obtained a master’s degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1991 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Research from the Colorado School of Mines in 1996. In addition to his operational assignments, Dr. Morey’s active duty career consisted of assignments as a Functional Area (FA) 49 Operations Researcher/Systems Analyst (ORSA) at the Total Army Personnel Command (PERSCOM) and at TRAC - Ft. Leavenworth.
Dr. Morey transitioned from active service in 2002 at the rank of lieutenant colonel and has served at TRAC since that time. His civilian positions included Chief, Methods and Research Office, where he shaped analytic practices for TRAC and TRADOC and conducted special analysis projects for Director, TRAC. From 2005 to 2015, he served as the Director, Analysis Directorate, at TRAC. His principal duties included leading or directing major Army operations analyses, principally those that informed decisions on mission command, intelligence, or fires capabilities development, organization, and acquisition. Dr. Morey is a two-time recipient of the Wilbur Payne Award for excellence in analysis, the Army’s highest award for analytic achievement.
Dr. Morey is originally from upstate New York.  He has been married to his wife, Kim, since soon after his West Point graduation. They have three children