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Jon Cox

Associate Professor
University of Delaware
104 Taylor Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-2244
 

Biography

M.F.A., University of Delaware, 2004

B.S. (Entomology) University of Delaware, 1998

Jon Cox is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Delaware, Director of Arts and Culture / Vice President of the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER Foundation). He is a community-engaged collaborative artist who works primarily in photography and film on the local, national, and international levels. Cox’s work has taken him to all seven continents, covering social and environmental issues, where he hopes to make a positive change. He is a Fulbright Specialist, a National Geographic Explorer, and a Delaware Environmental In​stitute (DENIN) Faculty Fellow. He has co-authored two books with Indigenous communities in Tanzania, Hadzabe, By the Light of a Million Fires, and in Peru, Ancestral Lands of the Ese’Eja: The True People, and he is working on a third book with the refugees, immigrants, and Native Americans in Idaho. His current collaborative projects are supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, Fulbright, and the National Geographic Society. ​


Publications - selected

Bale, A., Cox, J., PhotoVoice in the Classroom: Notes From the Field. Global Cultures Engaging Diasporas in Diverse Contexts Around the World. Matej Bel University and the Idaho Museum of International Diaspora 2023 ​November pg 62-74. Earnshaw VA, Cox J, Wong PL, Saifi R, Walters S, Azwa I, Omar SFS, Collier ZK, Hassan AA, Lim SH, Wickersham J, Haddad MS, Kamarulzaman A, Altice FL. Acceptability and Feasibility of Onl​​​ine, Asynchronous Photovoice with Key Populations and People Living with HIV. AIDS Behav. 2022 Dec 3:1–15. doi: 10.1007/s10461-022-03938-5. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36463390; PMCID: PMC9734619.

Earnshaw, V. A., Cox, J., Wong, P. L., Saifi, R., Walters, S., Azwa, I., Omar, S. F., Collier, Z. K., Hassan, A. A., Lim, S. H., Wickersham, J., Haddad, M. S., & Kamarulzaman, A. (2022). “I want the doctors to know that I am as bright as a candle”: AIDS and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-022-03942-9

Jenkins, M., Et al. (2020) The Delaware Naturalist Handbook (Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore) Paperback – November 27, 2020 Chapter 5 by Susan Barton, Jules Bruck, and Jon Cox

Cox, J., Martinez, R., Ese’Eja Nation, Ancestral Lands of the Ese’Eja: The True People, Publisher, Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research 2017

Cox, J., Peterson, D. Hadzabe, By the Light of a Million Fires, Publisher Mkuki ya Nyota 2012

Cox, J., Peterson, D. Hadzabe Cultural Mapping Booklet, Dorobo Fund for Tanzania 2007; 40-page booklet published in collaboration with the Dorobo Fund for Tanzania     

Cox, J. Close-up Digital Nature Photography, Watson-Guptill Publications 2005

Cox, J.  Digital Nature Photography, Watson-Guptill Publications 2003    ​​

Exhibitions - selected

2024 Embassy of the Slovak Republic, Washington, D.C.
2023 FX Galeria in the Academy of the Arts, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia.
2023 Dickinson College, Goodyear Gallery, Carlisle, PA.
2022 Old College Gallery, Newark, DE.
2020-2021 The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.
2019 Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE.
2019 Neumann University, Aston, PA.
2018-2019 Boise State University, Boise, ID.
2018 Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, MI.
2018 Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA.
2018 West Chester University, West Chester, PA.
2017 Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C.
2017 Peruvian Embassy Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2017 Lake Forest College, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest, IL.
2016 University of Delaware, West Gallery of Old College, Newark, DE.
2016 Dickinson College, Goodyear Gallery, Carlisle, PA.

International Outreach

Director of Arts and Culture and Vice President, Amazon Center of Environmental Education https://aceer.org/

Elected Board Member of the Dorobo Fund Dorobo FundCo-founder IMID’s Academics and Research Program Home | Idaho Museum of International Diaspora ​​

Office Hours

12:00-12:30 and 3:00-3:30 on Tuesdays
And by appointment on Zoom
https://udel.zoom.us/j/5050843095


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