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 leads the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Investing in Strengths course, a required course for all undergraduate business students designed to help foster a successful transition to college and beyond. He also teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in organizational behavior, leadership, human resources, coaching, and various other topics.
Dr. Hodges enjoyed a more than 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.
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.