Alumni Spotlight

Tammy L. Hodo, Ph.D.

Dr. Hodo was born in Milwaukee, WI and is a Navy Veteran. She earned her Master of Public Administration from Columbus State University in 1998. Tammy went on to gain her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Urban Studies with a minor in Sociology, specializing in Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity.  Dr. Hodo serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL where she is responsible for policy development and overall institutional compliance for students, faculty, and staff related to discrimination and harassment, including violations of the non-discrimination policy and the sexual misconduct policy.

She is responsible for overall Title IX compliance and investigates and provides resolution of complaints related to discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct, including informal resolutions/mediation where appropriate and assigning investigators. Dr. Hodo’s job requires her to stay abreast of, and provide guidance to the appropriate departments or faculty committees about all aspects of diversity and inclusion issues in higher education, including faculty recruitment and retention, access and equity, assessment of the education impact of diversity, and measuring the campus climate. Tammy is happily married to her husband, Linnen and has a son, Jonah.

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