Julie Fox, Ph.D.

Julie Fox, Ph.D.
Director, Strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement
The Ohio State University
Strategic Initiatives & Urban Engagement

As an Associate Professor with The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Fox serves on the Ohio State’s Extension Leadership Team as Director of Strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement. She also services on Ohio State’s leadership group focused on OSU’s urban mission and influence. She joined The Ohio State University in 1998, serving as a Program Director for a statewide research and Extension team focused on direct marketing food and agriculture. She earned a national reputation through her scholarly presentations, service, and grantsmanship. She accepted an administrative position at the beginning of 2014 to become a regional director.

She holds a Ph.D. in Human and Community Resource Development and a MBA in Global Management. Her background includes working in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Prior to working with Ohio State, she served as the executive director for an international trade association and a marketing manager for a worldwide nonprofit organization.