Dr. Chris Andrew Cate

DARCOE Director

Dr. Chris Andrew Cate serves as MilitaryConnected.org’s Director of the Data and Research Center of Excellence (DARCOE) where he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of DARCOE’s operations, research initiatives, data analysis, and collaboration with stakeholders.

Throughout his academic and professional career, Dr. Cate has over 15 years of experience in veteran studies research through the University of California at Santa Barbara, Student Veterans of America, The Million Records Project, National Veteran Education Success Tracker, and now at MilitaryConnected.org.

Dr. Cate’s research has been used at the federal, state, and local levels to bring about change that benefits the student veteran and wider veteran communities.