Quincy HodgesQuincy Hodges

257 Hodges Hall | qhodge2@lsu.edu 


Quincy Hodges is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Manship School of Mass Communication. He is studying the intersectionality of race, gender, media representation, news and crime. Quincy's research focus areas include the news media, race, gender, crime, and public policy. Quincy has a bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Michigan State University. Before coming back to graduate school, Quincy was a full-time reporter and editors at various news publications covering a wide range of beats, including local government, crime, education, business, technology, entrepreneurship, high-school sports, and higher education. Quincy was employed as a local editor for AOL's hyperlocal newsgroup, Patch, in Chicago's northwest suburbs for several years. Quincy then moved south and took a reporter position with the NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune, working out of their Baton Rouge bureau. Finally, Quincy worked as a business reporter for the New Orleans CityBusiness magazine where he covered the New Orleans' budding startup scene. After graduation, Quincy hopes to teach at the university level with a focus on journalism, media studies and pursuing academic research.