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Adam Hodges

Adam Hodges, Ph.D.

Professor of History,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3395
Office: Bayou 1508-25


Adam Hodges earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a historian of the modern United States with a research focus on labor history. He is the author of the book "World War I and Urban Order: The Local Class Politics of National Mobilization," published by Palgrave Macmillan. He edited a Special Forum issue of The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era reassessing the Red Scare at its centennial and has served on the journal's editorial board. Dr. Hodges has published peer-reviewed articles on urban class politics in the early 20th-century United States and is currently researching the formative period of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).

Dr. Hodges became assistant professor of history at UHCL in 2002. He was promoted to associate professor in 2008 and to professor in 2020. He currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate history courses on the United States in the 20th century and a range of related topics.