Dr. Julie Fox received the “Leader of the Year Award” presented at the 2019 National Urban Extension Leaders Conference in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Fox is an Associate Professor with the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, she serves on the OSU Extension Leadership Team as Director of Strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement. She also serves on OSU’s cross-campus leadership group focused on OSU’s urban mission. Research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership and urban-suburban-rural interdependencies. She has served on the Steering Committee for the National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL), the Board of Directors for the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP), and the Extension Journal Inc. Board of Directors. Working with OSU since 1998, 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 OSU, she served as the executive director for an international trade association and a marketing manager for a worldwide nonprofit organization. Follow this link to learn more about the National Urban Extension Leaders.
Congratulations to Dr. Fox!