Samuel Hodge

Samuel Hodge

Samuel Hodge

Professor, Human Sciences

A254 PAES Building
305 Annie & John Glenn Ave.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Physical education, sport teaching, coaching
  • Social justice
  • Teacher education
  • Cultural studies
  • Kinesiology and exercise science


  • BS, Fayetteville State University
  • MS, Bowling Green State University
  • PhD, The Ohio State University

Samuel R. Hodge, Ph.D., Professor, Kinesiology, Department of Human Sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University. Dr. Hodge is a former coach of intercollegiate athletics and today his scholarship focuses on diversity, disability, and social justice in education and sport. He is co-editor of the book titled, Black Males and Intercollegiate Athletics: An Exploration of Problems and Solutions (Bennett, Hodge, Graham, & Moore, 2015) and lead author on such articles as: Brown in Black and White—Then and now: A Question of Educating or Sporting African American Males in America (Hodge, Harrison, Burden, & Dixson, 2008) and A Comparison of High School Students’ Stereotypic Beliefs About Intelligence and Athleticism (Hodge, Kozub, Dixson, Moore, & Kambon, 2008); and chapters in edited books including such titles as: Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Athletes and Sport Programs: Historical Overview, Evaluations, and Affiliations (Hodge, Bennett, & Collins, 2013); and The Journey of the Black Athlete on the HBCU Playing Field (Hodge, Collins, & Bennett, 2013). His expertise and scholarship serve to inform graduates within the Masters of Sports Coaching program on critical topics in sports and society associated with diversity, disability, and social justice.