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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 Associate Professor at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Blackland Research & Extension Center in Temple, Texas and is on the faculty of the Ecosystem Science & Management Department at Texas A&M.  Dr. 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 Associate Professor at the Blackland Research & Extension Center. Dr. Fox continues working with restoration and conservation efforts on drastically disturbed rangeland systems that include studies on restoring military training lands and recovering disturbed grazing lands.   He has worked with colleagues on the adaptation of computer 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 a member of the Board of Advisors for the Sustainable Rangeland Roundtable, a government sponsored national think-tank that continues to work in the realm of monitoring/assessment of rangeland sustainability and is a members of the Society for Range Management. 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.