Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Carl Fox

Chief Research Administration Officer
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Carl Fox is the Chief Research Administration Officer in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UW-W). Carl has over 25 years of experience in university administration having served previously as research center director, chief research officer, associate graduate dean, vice provost for research, and graduate dean. Carl has been a tenured full professor in the life sciences at four universities.

At UW-W, Carl leads the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) that oversees all university contract and grant funded programs including related research compliance activities. At UW-W Carl also serves as an advisor to the Native American Cultural Awareness Association, Undergraduate Research Program, and the University of Wisconsin System's Water Research Initiative. Carl has served on numerous state and national boards (e.g., Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology, Arizona Technology Council, Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education) and currently serves as Vice Chair of Pathways Into Health, a national consortium of universities, Tribes, Tribal Health Organizations, and the Indian Health Service. Carl also frequently serves as a research reviewer and advisor to the National Science Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Department of the Interior.

Carl received his Ph.D. (Botany), M.S. (Plant Physiology) and B.S. (Biology) from Arizona State University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, respectively. He has over 70 research publications and has secured more than $17 million in research funding through competitive contracts and grants from governmental, corporate, and private organizations.


Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
800 West Main Street
2243 Andersen Library
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


Phone: 262-472-5212
Fax: 262-472-5214