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Phillip Fox, PhD
Director of English /
Faculty Senate President /
Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
School of Applied Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
General Studies
Office Location
247 Riverside Drive - 102
Courses Taught
ENG 090, ENG 095, ENG 101, ENG 102, ENG 103, ENG 106, ENG 300, ENG 305, ENG 320.
My name is Phil Fox, and I look forward to working with you at Goodwin University. I am a life-long resident of Connecticut. I am a veteran instructor at Goodwin University, and I have been teaching English since 2003. As much as I enjoy my time at Goodwin University, I spend time away from work playing the guitar, playing basketball, and woodworking.
Ph.D. Educational Leadership, Touro University International
M.A. English, National University
M.A. Ed Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix
B.A. English, Connecticut College
Honors / Awards
Teaching Fellow - Goodwin University
L.E.A.D. Program Graduate - Goodwin University
5-year service award - Goodwin University
Leonard Eckstein Memorial Award
Coach's Award
Director's Recognition Award
Areas of Interest / Study / Research
Composition and Rhetoric, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing in the Disciplines, the American Renaissance
Fox, Phillip J. (2022). Making Enjoyable, Accessible Courses by Applying UDL Framework. In R. Laist, N. Brewer, and D. Sheehan (Eds.), UDL University: Designing for Variability across the Postsecondary Curriculum. CAST, Inc.

Fox, Phillip J. (2021). Fake News and Family. In C. Seymour (Ed.), Successes and Setbacks of Social Media. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Fox, Phillip J. (2021). Making Small Changes: Practical Faculty Advice in UDL at Goodwin University. Goodwin University Faculty Forum.

Fox, Phillip J. (2016). Discover the Writer in You. 1st ed. Austin: Sentia. Print.

Conference Presentations
2018. Panel proposal accepted. “Teaching Fake News.” New England Modern Language Association Annual Convention. April 12-18.

2017. "Embedded Support: How It Helps and Why It Works." Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence. Eastern Connecticut State University. April 13.

2017. “NearPod in the Classroom.” National Association for Developmental Education. March 1-4.

2016. “Three Essential Questions for Classroom Assessment.” Two-Year College Association -New England. October 13-15.

2016. “The Greatest Reason to Stop Using Learning Styles.” The Teaching Professor Conference. June 3-5

2015. “Improving Classroom Environments for Non-Traditional Students.” The Scholarship of Teaching. May 14-15

Teaching Philosophy
I actively examine and revise teaching material with awareness of which voices are speaking in the curriculum.
Giving Back
ESL tutor for the Hartford Yardgoats.