Christine Fox Returns to Johns Hopkins APL as Policy, Analysis Asst Director; Ralph Semmel Comments

Christine Fox

Christine Fox, formerly U.S. acting deputy defense secretary, has returned to the The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as assistant director for policy and analysis.

Fox will be responsible for developing outreach programs that are intended to grow the lab’s contributions to national security and space policy strategies development,  APL said Monday.

She held the role of senior adviser at the lab for four months prior to her appointment as the Pentagon’s temporary number two official in December 2013.

“She is an accomplished leader who has demonstrated time and again her ability to tackle the most complex national security challenges, ” said Ralph Semmel, APL director.

Fox is also a former program director within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where she oversaw reviews of defense operations, budget and technology investments.

She led the Navy‘s Center for Naval Analyses as president before she joined OSD.

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