the office of research and doctoral programs

Global leader in research

A Global Leader

The Fox School achieves recognition as a global leader in research.

About Fox Research

The Office of Research and Doctoral Programs operates to enhance the reputation and impact of the Fox School of Business as a global leader in research, doctoral education, industry outreach and community engagement. Our goal is to better serve our stakeholders, including students, faculty, academia, industry, state and federal government, the people of Pennsylvania, and society in general.

By providing direction, leadership, and support to the agenda of the Fox School and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, the Office of Research and Doctoral Programs promotes the research interests of faculty members, encourages PhD student research across multiple disciplines, and encourages application for sponsored projects and research.


Boost the school’s reputation and impact as a global leader in research, doctoral education, industry outreach, and community engagement.


Enhance the contributions and impact of Fox faculty and doctoral students to society through leading research, doctoral education, and industry engagement.

Key Objectives
  • Facilitate impact through research, education, and engagement.
  • Promote research and partnerships to seek funding opportunities.
  • Collaborate with government and industry entities.



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Leaders & Faculty

Fox Research Services

The Office of Research and Doctoral Programs supports faculty, staff and doctoral students with the grant writing and submission process, including:

  • Funding opportunities
  • Proposal and budget preparation
  • Proposal entry and submissions
  • Budget management and grant reporting

Learn more about these services.