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Robert Cox

Cox, Robert
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Texas Tech University
2903 15th St.
Lubbock, TX 79409

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Robert Cox is Professor of Habitat Restoration and Associate Chair in the Department of Natural Resources Management, and President’s Excellence in Teaching Professor at Texas Tech University. His research spans a gradient from producer-driven questions of invasive species control and soil health, to native species restoration and rare species conservation. Cox is currently leading a Texas State CIG-funded project investigating the control of Huisache (Acacia farnesiana) in South Texas, and has extensive experience in planning and managing large-scale rangeland seedings and restoration projects.


Ph.D. in Botany, University of California, Riverside, 2006
M.S. in Botany, Brigham Young University, 2000
B.S. in Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, 1997