Crystal Cox is an associate professor of computer information systems at Coastal Carolina University. She completed her undergraduate degree in computer science here at Coastal, where she graduated as valedictorian. After graduation, she worked as a programmer/analyst at Horry Telephone Cooperative in Conway, S.C. while pursuing her M.S. in computer information systems. She returned to CCU as an instructor and later assistant professor after earning her Ph.D. in computer information systems from Nova Southeastern University. Her research focuses on security pattern languages and aspect-oriented programming.
Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems, 2010, Nova Southeastern University
M.S. in Computer Information Systems, 2003, Nova Southeastern University
B.S. in Computer Science, 2001, Coastal Carolina University
aspect-oriented programming, object-oriented programming, pattern languages, security, security patterns, software engineering