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Megan Hodge

Teaching and Learning Librarian

Adjunct
Research and Learning, Teaching and Learning

(804) 827-3910
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 121-E
mlhodge@vcu.edu

Education

  • M.S. Library Science, University of North Texas, 2010
  • B.A. English Literature, Randolph College, 2004

Previous Professional Experience

  • Assistant Branch Manager, Chesterfield County Public Library, 2011-2013
  • Temporary Reference Assistant, Randolph-Macon College, 2013
  • Adjunct Instructor, Bryant and Stratton College, 2011-2012
  • Student Academic Assistant, University of North Texas, 2009-2010
  • Circulation Supervisor, Randolph-Macon College, 2008-2011

Teaching Experience

  • Bryant & Stratton College
    • Introduction to Information Literacy and Research, COMM 150
    • First-Year Experience, FYE 098

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Library Association Presidential Citation, 2012
  • Chesterfield County Employee of the Year, 2012
  • University of North Texas College of Information Outstanding Virginia Faculty Recognition Award, 2011
  • ALA Emerging Leader, sponsored by the ALA New Members Round Table, 2011

Selected Presentations

  • Hodge, M., Palmer, S.S., Mosley, P., Ferrara, B., Parker-Graves, A. (2013). Everything you ever wanted to know about finding your first librarian job. Panel moderator at the American Library Association Annual Conference.
  • Hodge, M., Sears, C., Gariepy, L., Stovall, J. (2012). Got leadership? Panel moderator at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA. 
  • Hodge, M. (2012). How to succeed in networking without really trying. Presented at the American Library Annual Conference.
  • Hodge, M., Doherty, M.T., Lammers, D., Spoor, N. (2011). Interviewing: Tips from the other side of the table. Presented at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, Portsmouth, VA. 
  • Hodge, M. (2011). Congratulations! You've landed an interview: What do hiring committees really want? Presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Conference, San Juan, PR. 
  • Hodge, M., Doherty, M.T., Spoor, N. (2011). Inside an interview: Understanding what hiring committees really want. Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference.
  • Hodge, M. (2011). How to be a library leader even if you're in school or underemployed. Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference.

Selected Publications

Professional Organizations

  • American Library Association 
    • American Libraries Advisory Committee
    • Committee on Legislation, Telecommunications Subcommittee
    • Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship
    • Round Table Coordinating Assembly 
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Instruction Section
    • University Libraries Section
  • New Members Round Table
    • Vice-President/President-Elect, 2013-2014
    • Executive Board, Leadership Development Director, 2011-2013
  • Virginia Library Association
    • Conference Committee Co-Chair, 2012-2013
    • New Members Round Table Forum, Co-Founder and Chair
    • Virginia Leadership Development Forum
    • Virginia Library Association College & Research Libraries Chapter 
  • Young Adult Library Services Association 
  • Beta Phi Mu (International Library & Information Studies Honor Society)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 

Research Interests

  • Instructional design; educational psychology; learning assessment; library human resources; leadership

Community Activities

  • Hanover Humane Society, Volunteer
  • Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT.org) Editorial Board
  • International Journal of ePortfolio, Peer Reviewer

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (866) 828-2665
(804) 828-0636

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