University of Missouri
DASS Division of Applied Social Sciences
Rural Sociology
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Meet the Rural Sociology Faculty

Sandra S. Hodge

Sandra S. Hodge

Extension Associate Professor
Rural Sociology


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University


  • Increasing civic engagement in communities
  • Use of public deliberative processes for community decision making
  • Development of programs and curriculum materials for training communities in deliberative methods and moderating skills for public forums
  • Alternative dispute resolution