Russ Hodges, EdD, is an associate professor in the College of Education at Texas State University (TXST), where he co-created the nation’s first PhD program in developmental education. Dr. Hodges also coordinates TXST’s learning frameworks (how-to-study) course for undergraduates. His current research focuses on postsecondary student success interventions including student success courses, peer-mentoring, peer-tutoring and academic coaching. Among his many publications, Dr. Hodges is co-author of Academic Transformation: The Road to College Success (2005, 2011, 2015, Pearson), co-editor of Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors (2012, College Reading and Learning Association & Cengage), and co-editor of Teaching Study Strategies in Developmental Education: Readings on Theory, Research and Best Practices (2012, Bedford/St Martin’s).  Dr. Hodges has held leadership positions including treasurer and president of the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), chair of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations (CLADEA), and co-founder and current co-editor of the Journal of College Academic Support Programs. Dr. Hodges has received many awards throughout his career including the Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Award, TXST, 2020; Gladys R. Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Education Students Award, NOSS, 2016; Distinguished Teaching Award, CRLA, 2015; Teaching Award of Honor, TXST Alumni Association, 2015; National Fellow, CLADEA, 2009;Lifetime Achievement Award, CASP, 2008, and the Robert Griffin Long and Outstanding Service Award, CRLA, 2007.

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