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William E. (Bill) Fox

Fox, William E. (Bill)
William E. (Bill) Fox
Associate Professor
254.774.6034 or 979.777.3730
Undergraduate Education
B.S. Range Science, Texas A&M University
Graduate Education
M.S. Animal & Range Science, New Mexico State Universtiy
Ph.D. Rangeland Ecology & Management, Texas A&M University

Rangeland Restoration / Rangeland Ecology

Dr. Bill Fox is an Assistant Professor within the Ecosystem Science & Management Department at Texas A&M University and is centered at the Blackland Research & Extension Center in Temple, Texas. Fox earned his B.S. in Range Science from Texas A&M University in 1990, his M.S. in Animal & Range Sciences from New Mexico State University in 1993 and his Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology & Management from Texas A&M in 1999. After two years working within the energy industry consulting for linear utilities on environmental issues, Dr. Fox returned to the research/academic community at Texas A&M and spent five years with the Texas Water Resources Institute focused on key research issues within the state. In 2008, Dr. Fox joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research in his current role as an Assistant Professor at the Blackland Research & Extension Center. He has spent the last 5 years focused on assessment and restoration of drastically disturbed rangeland systems including military lands. He has adapted simulation models for use in rangeland systems focused on the Integration of bio-physical and socio-economic sub-systems and the impacts of management on natural resources. Dr. Fox is the Co-Director for the Sustainable Rangeland Roundtable, a government sponsored national think-tank that continues to work in the realm of monitoring/assessment of rangeland sustainability. He belongs to the Society for Range Management, Ecological Society of America, and Gamma Sigma Delta. Bill is a 4th generation Texan and an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting and fishing with his daughter and son at their family ranch in Bee County.