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Timothy D. Hodges

Executive Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute and Assistant Professor of Practice in Management
Clifton Strengths Institute
HLH 115
730 N 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
(402) 472-2035
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Dr. Hodges received a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, a master’s degree in leadership education and a doctorate in business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Areas of Expertise
  • Strengths Based Leadership
  • Employee Engagement
  • Wellbeing
CliftonStrengths ®
  • Maximizer
  • Relator
  • Belief
  • Woo
  • Positivity

Tim Hodges, PhD is the executive director of the Clifton Strengths Institute, professor in the UNL College of Business, and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. He works with individuals and teams to maximize their strengths and increase performance, engagement, and well-being in their education, career, and throughout their lives.

Dr. Hodges has enjoyed a 20-year career as a research consultant at Gallup, Inc. His work at Gallup has included leading research projects in strengths development, employee selection and employee engagement with a variety of clients in education and business. Dr. Hodges has delivered hundreds of presentations and written dozens of journal articles, research reports, and academic book chapters.

BSAD 111: Investing in Strengths

MNGT 324B: Building a Life for Impact

MNGT 360B: Organizational Behavior

MNGT 398: Special Topics: Leadership in the Changing World of Work

MNGT 451: Strengths Coaching, Theory and Practice