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Harland Hodges, Ph.D.


Address: Beatty Center, Room 323
Office Hours: T-R: 7:30-8:00 am, 11:00-1:00 pm; make an appointment
Phone: 843.953.4810
Curriculum Vitae: Download

Dr. Hodges was formerly a senior level executive with more than 20 years general management experience in the manufacturing industry. He demonstrated results as president and chief operating officer of Klear Knit, Inc., was president and chief executive officer of Gerber Childrenswear, Inc., and was a partner in Ernst & Young Management Consulting Practice. He's also had positions in operations research management, information systems management, financial and business planning, marketing management and product management.  Professor Hodges has had international consulting and sourcing experience in Europe, Central America, South America, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.


Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Ph.D., Mathematical Sciences, 1977

Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
M.S., Mathematics, 1973

Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
B.S., Mathematics, 1972

Research Interests

  • Decision Sciences
  • Management

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Policy
  • Decision Sciences


Hodges, H.E., (July 2014, 3rd quarter/Summer), Examining Potential Latent Constructs in Teaching a Business Statistics Course: Clustering Responses from Attitudenal Survey Data. Journal of Business and Economics, New York, NY. ISBN/ISSN: 2155-7650.

Shaltayev, Dmitriy S., Hodges, H.E., Hasbrouck, Robert B., (June 2010), VISA: Reducing Technological Impact on Student Learning in an Introductory Statistics Course. Technology Innovations in Statistics Education. Volume 4, Issue 1.

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Hodges' research, please see his CV.