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Nathaniel Hodes

Lecturer, English and Media Studies
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2014
M.A., Brandeis University, 2005
B.A., Yale University, 2000
Office: Adamian Academic Center 078 | 781.891._2504 |

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Teaching Interests

Composition; Early Modern Literature; Urban Studies

Research Interests

early modern poetry and logic; proof and justification; tactical urbanism

Awards and Honors

2015, Postdoctoral Fellowship in University Writing, Brandeis University
2009, Vanessa Redstone Dissertation Fellowship, Brandeis University
2009, University Prize Instructorship, Brandeis University
2007, Artie Bruce Ross Endowed Fellowship, Brandeis University
2003, Graduate Student Teaching Fellowship, Brandeis University


Journal Article(s)
Conference Paper(s)

Conference Presentations

Crane, J. H., Dayal, S., Hayward, C. C., Hodes, N. L., Medden, S. A., Mulder, J. Y., Mueller, L. S. (2019). Presented at the EMS Research and Pedagogy Committee's EMS Research Roundtable Workshop, Bentley University.

Hodes, N. L. (2019). "From the Street to the Class and the Technology in-between: The Urban Site Analysis Assignment." Presented at the UMass Boston Writing Department's Engaging Practices Conference, UMass Boston.

Hodes, N. L. (2016). "A Process Model for Identifying the Stakes of Undergraduate Writing." Presented at the UMass Boston's Engaging Practices Conference, Boston, MA.


Department Service
Committee Member for Writing and Communication Committee, 2017 - Present
Task Force Member for EXP101 Teaching and Resilience Working Group, 2020 - 2020
Expos Summer Placement Exam Reader - 2020
Expos Summer Placement Exam Reader - 2019
Expos Summer Placement Exam Reader - 2018
First-year Academic Orientation Department Representative - 2017
Expos Summer Placement Exam Reader - 2017

University Service
Mentor (Faculty) for Bentley Car Club, 2019 - Present
Committee Member for Nominations Committee, 2018 - 2019
Academic Integrity Hearing Panel Member for Academic Integrity Office - 2018