Samuel R. Hodge

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Professor, Department of Human Sciences

Program Area: Kinesiology

(614) 292-8364


  • Faculty member in the Physical Education (adapted physical education specialization) program within the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University since 1995.
    • Engages in teaching, research, and service in both the adapted physical education (APE) and physical education teacher education (PETE) programs.
    • In general, his research is situated at the intersections of disability, diversity, and (social-educational) justice with application to how teacher educators prepare teacher candidates for working with a diversity of individuals in physical activity and sport contexts.
  • Professor Hodge has established interdisciplinary and international collaborations to ensure justice while promoting the health and quality of life for diverse populations.
  • His major lines of research foci are:
    • Teacher professional preparation and inclusion
    • Issues of social justice and cultural diversity


  • B.S. Fayetteville State University
  • M.S. Bowling Green State University
  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University

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