Alan Fox is an Professor of Asian and Comparative
Philosophy and Religion in the Philosophy Department at the
University of Delaware.
He earned his Ph.D. in Religion from Temple
University in 1988, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan in 1986-87. He came to the
University in 1990. He received the University
of Delaware’s Excellence
in Teaching Award in 1995 and 2006, and the College of Arts
and Sciences’ Outstanding Teacher Award in 1999. In 2006 he was named Delaware
Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching
and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. In 2008 he was named a finalist for the National Inspiring Integrity Award, and in 2012 He was named a Teaching Fellow by the American Association of Philosophy Teachers. He is a former director of both the University Honors Program and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, as well as advisor to the undergraduate Religious Studies Minor, and is currently acting Director of the Islamic Studies Program. He has also served as President of the Faculty Senate at both the College and University levels. He has published on Buddhism and Chinese Philosophy. His research is
currently focused on Philosophical Daoism.