Dr. Samantha Fox

Samantha Fox is a scholar of environmental sociology, autonomies, and indigenous politics. Samantha obtained a PhD from Binghamton University in 2017.

Research Mission

Dr. Fox’s research seeks to understand society in order to change it. Her works seeks to improve health and well-being through an exploration of social conflict, conflict resolution, and strategies people use to achieve individual and collective self-actualization.

Samantha seeks to elaborate on the dynamics of resistance and resilience among working peoples, indigenous communities, peasants, and fringe populations involved in building autonomous practices that challenge capitalist dependency.

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Teaching Mission

Samantha’s teaching philosophy is to impart an appreciation for the science of society while developing effective communication and analytical skills. Her instructional methods foster student engagement through interactive experiences, real world application, and opportunities for reflection. She cultivates a classroom community that nurtures personal growth through care, commitment, trust, and respect for self and others.

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In her recreational time, Dr. Fox competes in field trials and dog shows with basset hounds. She and her partner are members of the Basset Hound Club of America.

Image: A very studious hound.
Milo the basset hound stands on a dining room chair with his feet on the table in front of a laptop and book.



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