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Dr. Brenda Bethman
Director
bethmanb@umkc.edu

Rita Hayes
Administrative Assistant
hayesra@umkc.edu 

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Fax (816) 235-1117

University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Jessica Hodge

Jessica HodgeCriminal Justice & Criminology 
5215 Rockhill Road

(816) 235-5164
FAX (816) 235-1117

hodgejp@umkc.edu

Jessica Hodge, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, (B.A., University of Minnesota, 1998; M.S., Western Oregon University, 2003; Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2008).

Dr. Hodge's research interests include hate and bias crimes, juvenile justice, and gender issues in crime and criminal justice. Her book Gendered Hate: Exploring Gender in Hate Crime Law was recently published with Northeastern University Press.  Dr. Hodge has also published in journals such as Women, Girls & Criminal Justice and the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice.