Title: Assistant Professor
Area of Interest: Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Dr. Eric Hodges is an Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences with specialization in Political Science. Eric holds a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Governance and Globalization and an M.A. from Virginia Tech in Political and Moral Philosophy. Eric is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. As a graduate student, Eric taught several classes in political and moral theory, and conducted research into whether military veterans possess skills and values that encourage civic engagement. At USFSM, he teaches courses in American politics, political theory, the honors seminar, and ISS core courses. Before graduate school, Eric served as an adventure travel guide in places like Norway, France and Vermont. In his spare time, he continues to pursue outdoor recreation with his wife and their daughter, Adelaide.