Dr. Tammy Hodo

Dr. Tammy Hodo

Dr. Hodo is the founder and President of All Things Diverse LLC, which provides consulting
services to businesses, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and government entities
who value diversity and want to develop a high performing inclusive workforce. All Things
Diverse, LLC is dedicated to helping organizations realize the full potential that can only be
achieved through deliberate action. The company is committed to helping its clients create a
workplace culture of belonging where everyone can thrive.  Some of the services her company
offers include diversity, equity, and inclusion training and workshops, assessments and surveys,
strategic diversity planning and diversity audits.   She worked in academia for over 18 years in a
variety of positions to include faculty and administrator.

Her company has had contracts with the City of Jacksonville addressing policing and trust with
minority communities (Safer Together). The City of Tampa training employees on Cultural
Inclusiveness, Diversity and Implicit Bias as well as the Federal government division of Veterans
Administration in which she taught employees about Cultural Competency, Microaggressions
and Communication Styles, just to name a few.

Dr. Hodo has written course content for an educational vendor on Implicit Bias and
Microaggressions and a course on Discrimination Awareness in the workplace that are used at
hundreds of businesses and universities/colleges. She is also a TEDx speaker, in which she
discussed the Social Implications of Race .

She is a service-connected disabled veteran of the U.S. Navy.


  • PhD Urban Studies, minor in Sociology and concentration in Race, Class Gender and Ethnicity,
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009
  • MPA, Columbus State University, 1998
  • B.S. Criminal Justice, Albany State University, 1997


Articles Published

  • “Black Scholars’ Speak about Diversity or the Lack Thereof in Academia.” Florida Coastal
    Law Review, Vol. 18 (No. 3), Summer 2017. pp. 367-391.
  • “Voices from Within: The Academic Experiences of Minority Scholars at a Midwest
    Research University.” University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, e.polis, 2009, 3; pp. 25-59.


Book Chapters

  • Hodo, Tammy L. & Belgrave, Faye (2021). “The Urban Experiences of African American
    Families.” In African American Families: Research, Theory, and Practice (pp 320-350),
    Belgrave, Faye, Goings, Trenette C. & Jones, Heather. Cognella Academic Publishing, CA.
  • Belgrave, Faye & Hodo, Tammy L. (2021). “Theoretical and Methodological Issues of
    Studying the African American Family.” In African American Families: Research, Theory, and Practice (pp 180-210), Belgrave, Faye, Goings, Trenette C. & Jones, Heather. Cognella
    Academic Publishing, CA.


Books Published

  • Cook, Philip W, with Hodo, Tammy L. (2013). When Women Stalk, Sexually Abuse Men: The
    Hidden Side of Rape, Stalking, Harassment and Sexual Assault. Praeger Publishers.
    Hodo, T., Van Brunt, B. Fitch, P. & Whitfield, J (2022) How to Engage in Difficult
    Conversations on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education: A Practical Guide for
    Faculty. Routledge House.


● Selected to participate in “Small Great Conversations about Racism.” TEDx Jacksonville, Sept
● Selected for TEDx Jacksonville, October 2019 “The Social Implications of Race.”
● Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Citizens Academy (2019)
● Secretary, Changing Homelessness Board of Directors, Oct 2021-present
● Board Member, Youth Crisis Center, Sept 2021-present
● Board Secretary, Jacksonville Urban League, Foundation Board, 2018-present
● Vice President, Rebuilding Ex-Offenders Successfully Through Opportunities, Rehabilitation,
and Education, Jan 2018-December 2021


Abbreviated Diversity Forums Organized and Participated in
● “Diversity and Implicit Bias,” City of Tampa, 2021-present
● “The Art of Persuasion: Diversity, Disparities and Structural Racism,” America’s Essential
Hospitals, Boston, MA, June 2022
● Panelist (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Roundtable) at EMERGE 2022, National Forum for
Black Public Administrators, Houston, TX, Feb 2022
● “Safer Together Initiative,” City of Jacksonville, Jan 2021-Oct 2021
● Organized and hosted the inaugural Racial Healing and Reconciliation Conference in
Jacksonville, Oct 2021
● “Culturally competency and Conflict Management.” Veterans Administration, Dublin, GA,
Aug 2020-June 2022
● “Creating a Strategic Diversity Plan'' and “Institutional Racism,” Florida Nonprofit Alliance.
Oct 2020.
● Three-part series with the Global American Red Cross Team surrounding issues of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion, Aug-Oct 2020.
● Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. August 2020.
● “Difficult Dialogue Contract,” Step up for Students, June 2020-January 2022.

● “Implicit Bias and Microaggression training,” NeoGenomics, June 16, 2020.
● 3-Part webinar Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series. “Implicit Bias and Microaggressions,”
“Institutional Racism,” and “The State of Black America: The Emotional Toll of Racism.” The
Northeast Region of The American Red Cross, June-August 2020.
● “Addressing Implicit Bias: Working with Diverse Teams,” Nonprofit Center of Northeast
Florida, April 14, 2020.
● “The need for Diversity within the Legal Profession,” Florida Coastal School of Law, February
27, 2020.
● “The History of the Pullman Porters.” CSX Corporation, February 27, 2020.
● “Perseverance and Resiliency When dealing with Oppression.” River City Academy, February
21, 2020.
● “Understanding Ourselves and Others.” Leadership Jacksonville, February 6, 2020.
● “The Bias inside Us.” University of North Florida, January 21, 2020.
● Panel member: Addressing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace, October 17, 2019.
Hosted by the Jacksonville, Human Rights Commission (HRC).
● Featured Speaker: “Implicit Bias and its impact on the Workplace.” Conference of Minority
Transportation Officials (COMT0), August 2019
● Featured Speaker, Topic: Title IX and the MeToo Movement: The continued need to address
sexual assault, harassment, and sexual violence in our Society. Association of Title IX
Administrators (ATIXA), East Coast Conference, Philadelphia, October 2, 2019.
● Panel Member, Topic: Diversity in Higher Education, 15 th Annual Diversity and Leadership
Council, April 2019