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Emily Hodge

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

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Emily M. Hodge (Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership. Her work uses qualitative methods and social network analysis to understand curriculum politics and the changing nature of strategies for educational equity. Recent projects have explored how educational systems, schools, and teachers negotiate the tension between standardization and differentiation in the context of the Common Core State Standards, and the varied strategies state education agencies are using to support standards implementation. Hodge is a recipient of a Small Research Grant and a Conference Grant from the Spencer Foundation. Her research appears in the American Educational Research Journal, Educational Policy, Review of Research in Education, and AERA Open, among others. She received the Early Career Award from AERA Division L (Education Policy and Politics) in 2022.