Dr. Sidra Montgomery is a sociologist who leads studies on women in the military, gender integration, sexual assault in the military, military families, and veterans. She is currently a senior researcher at Insight Policy Research. Her research and policy recommendations serve military leaders and decisionmakers at the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Marine Corps, Naval Health Research Center, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a former Navy spouse and served on the 2015-2017 Advisory Board. She earned her doctorate in sociology from the University of Maryland at College Park.