Samuel Hodge

Professor, Human Sciences
Faculty in Other Area

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.

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

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