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Dr. Jacqueline Hodes


College of Education and Social Work - Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration


Dr. Jacqueline Hodes serves West Chester University as Professor in Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs (HEPSA) in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration. Currently, she serves as department chair and director of the HEPSA program. She teaches courses in Higher Education and Student Affairs and prepares graduate students for positions in these fields. She also teaches and advises doctoral students in the Ed.D. in Policy, Planning, and Administration.

Hodes has worked at WCU since 1986, starting her career in Student Affairs as the director of alcohol and drug education. Over 26 years as an administrator, Hodes served in many different capacities including director of the wellness center and the assistant to the vice-president for student affairs. She has had experience in student conduct, orientation, new student programs, student learning outcomes assessment, fundraising and development and many other areas in student affairs. Most notably, Hodes served for 18 years as the inaugural coordinator for LGBTQIA services.


  • Certified Strengths Facilitator
  • Higher Education/Student Affairs
  • Student Development Theory


  • B.A., University of Delaware
  • M.Ed., University of Delaware
  • Ed.D, University of Delaware