Marlo Goldstein Hode, PhD
Dr. Goldstein Hode serves as an Academic Director with the ACUE team working on both content development and course implementation. Marlo comes to ACUE most recently from the University of Missouri where she served as the Associate Director for Professional Development in the Division of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity. In this capacity, she provided in-person and online educational opportunities for faculty and staff in topics such as unconscious bias, constructive communication, and inclusive classroom practices. She developed the first-of-its-kind online diversity course for faculty and staff at all four campuses of the University of Missouri System. It was her passion for online education, faculty development, and excellence in higher education that drew her to ACUE.
Marlo holds a courtesy and adjunct faculty position in the Department of Communication at the University of Missouri. As a scholar, she has several publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on various topics including sexual harassment, neurodiversity, racial issues on campus, and the effectiveness of online professional development courses. She is in the process of writing a book on facilitating online diversity courses for publication with the University of Missouri Press. She also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.
Marlo received her BA in Communication from North Carolina State University, an MA in Intercultural Communication from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, an LLM in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri School of Law, and a PhD in Organizational Communication with a minor in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri.