Lise Fox, Ph.D.

Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
Department of Child and Family Studies
University of South Florida
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MHC 2113A
Tampa, FL 33612-3807
 
Phone: 813-974-6100
Email: lisefox@usf.edu
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Last Updated: September 03, 2015

Lise Fox
 

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: PI, Examining the efficacy of a classroom-wide model for promoting social and emotional development in PreK children
PI, National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
PI, National Training Institute

 
Discipline(s): Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
Education/Special Education
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation
 
Research: Positive Behavior Interventions
Education: Special Education/Early Childhood Special Education

Vita/Bio

Academic Background Ph.D. Special Education/Early Childhood Special EducationFlorida State University, 1989M.S. Mental Retardation, Florida State University, 1985B.S. Mental Retardation, Florida State University, 1977 Professional Experience 11/01 - present Professor and Division Director, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida 1/95 11/01 Research Associate Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South FloridaCourses Taught: Working with families: A pluralistic perspective 1/94 12/95 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Family Studies, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida 1989 1993 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Florida 1987 1989 Adjunct Instructor, Department of Special Education,Florida State University Selected Publications Dunlap, G., Ester, T., Langhans, S., & Fox, L. (in press). Functional communication training with toddlers in home environments Journal of Early Intervention. Powell, D., Dunlap, G., & Fox, L. (in press). Prevention and intervention for the challenging behaviors of toddlers and preschoolers. Infants and Young Children. Dunlap, G., Harrower, J., & Fox, L. (2005). Understanding the environmental determinants of problem behaviors. In L. Bambara & L. Kern (Eds.), Individualized supports for students with problem behaviors (pp. 25-46). New York: Guilford Press. Westling, D.L. & Fox, L. (2004). Teaching Persons with Severe Disabilities third edition. Prentice Hall/Merrill Publishing Duda, M. A., Dunlap, G., Fox, L., Lentini, R., & Clarke, S. (2004). An experimental evaluation of positive behavior support in a community preschool program. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 24, 143-155. Buschbacher, P., Fox, L., Clarke, M. (2004). Recapturing desired family routines: A parent-professional behavioral collaboration. Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 29, 25-39. Lang, M. & Fox, L. (2003) Breaking with tradition: Providing effective professional development for instructional personnel supporting students with severe disabilities. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26 (1), 17-26. Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Powell, D. (2002). Young children with challenging behavior: Issues and consideration for behavior support. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 4, 208-217. Fox, L., Vaughn, B. J., Wyatte, M. L., & Dunlap, G. (2002). "We can't expect other people to understand": Family perspectives on problem behavior. Exceptional Children, 68(4), 437-450. Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Cushing, L. (2002). Early intervention, positive behavior support, and transition to school. Journal of Emotional and Behavior Disorders, 10(3), 149-157. Harrower, J. K., Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Kincaid, D. (2000). Functional Assessment and Comprehensive Early Intervention. Exceptionalities, 8, 189-204. Dunlap, G., & Fox, L. (1999). A demonstration of behavioral support for young children with autism. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2, 77-87. Vaughn, B. J., Dunlap, G., Fox, L., Clarke, S., & Bucy, M. (1997). Parent professional partnership in behavioral support: A case study of community based intervention. The Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 22, 186-197. Fox, L., Dunlap, G., & Philbrick, L.A. (1997). Providing individualized supports to young children with autism and their families. Journal of Early Intervention, 21,1-14. Fox, L. & Hanline, M.F. (1993). A preliminary evaluation of learning within the context of play. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. 13, 308 327. Fox, L. & Williams, D.G. (1992). Preparing teachers of students with severe disabilities. Teacher Education in Special Education, 15, 97 107. Fox, L. & Westling, D.L. (1991). A preliminary evaluation of training parents to use facilitative strategies with their children with profound disabilities. The Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 16, 168 176. Fox, L. (1989). Stimulus generalization and persons with profound mental handicaps. Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 24, 219 229. Selected Externally Funded Projects Addressing the effectiveness of early intervention services from a community mental health model for serious disruptive behavior. Principal-Investigator. U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs and Rehabilitative Services. 179,994 first year (funded January 1, 2003). Match funding of 164,038 provided by Children's Board of Hillsborough County. Center for Evidenced-Based Practices: Young children with challenging behavior. Co-principal investigator with Glen Dunlap, Phillip Strain (University of Colorado), Barbara Smith (University of Colorado). U. S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs and Rehabilitative Services. 750,000 first year; 1.2 million years 2-5 (funded January, 2002) Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. Collaborator with Mary Louise Hemmeter (University of Illinois), Phillip Strain (University of Colorado), Barbara Smith (University of Colorado), Mary Beth Bruder (University of Connecticut), Philip Printz (Education Development Corporation). Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families awarded to University of Illinois (with subcontract to USF), $1,000,000 first year (funded September, 2001) Meeting the Challenge: Building capacity of early care and education providers. Co-principal investigator with Mary Frances Hanline, Juliann Woods, Amy Wetherby. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services awarded to Florida State University (with subcontract to USF), $187,386, first year. (Funded August, 2001).