Welcome to the Personal Web Pages of Donald A. Hodges
Donald A. Hodges is Professor of Music Education and Director of the Music Research Institute (MRi) (http://performingarts.uncg.edu/music-research-institute) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His degrees are from the University of Kansas (BME) and the University of Texas (MM and PhD). Previous appointments include the Philadelphia public schools, the University of South Carolina, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Texas at San Antonio. Hodges was Covington Distinguished Professor of Music at UNCG from 2003-2013. He has authored more than 140 book chapters, papers, and multimedia programs in music education and music psychology, was co-author of Music in the Human Experience: An Introduction to Music Psychology(2011), and contributing editor of the Handbook of Music Psychology and the accompanying Multimedia Companion (1980, 1996). Recent research efforts have included a series of brain imaging studies of pianists, conductors, and singers using PET and fMRI. Hodges has served on the editorial committees of the Journal of Research in Music Education, Music Educators Journal, Reviews of Research in Human Learning and Music, and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, and has presented widely across the US and internationally. His biographical sketch appears in Grove Music Online. A current vita and copies of many of his papers can be accessed at his website. (http://sites.google.com/site/donaldhodges/). ph: 336-256-2581 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.