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Dr. Lise Fox is a professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies of the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Fox is a Co-Principal Investigator for Department of Education (OSEP) funded Center for Evidenced Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior and a faculty member with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Child Care and Head Start, funded Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning.
Dr. Fox has been a classroom teacher, teacher educator, program developer, and researcher. She was a faculty member in the Department of Special Education at the University of Florida from 1989 – 1994 where she was engaged in the development of several model teacher education programs. She joined the faculty of the Department of Child and Family Studies of the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute in 1994. Her accomplishments at USF include the development of a model early intervention program for young children with autism (Individualized Support Project) and the development of model approaches to working with young children with challenging behavior in natural environments (child care, community, home). She is well known for her skills in practical approaches to addressing issues surrounding the inclusion of young children with problem behavior in community settings. She has numerous publications in the area of positive behavior support, early intervention, and the inclusion of children with disabilities.