Michelle Hodara

Education Northwest
Practice Expert in Applied Research and Postsecondary Success

Michelle Hodara is a Practice Expert in Applied Research and Postsecondary Success at Education Northwest, a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon. Hodara leads research and evaluation projects on topics related to supporting underrepresented students at key transition points as they progress from high school to college and careers. Hodara is trained in quantitative methods for program evaluation and holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to earning her doctorate, she was a special education teacher in Zuni, New Mexico, and a developmental education instructor at the University of New Mexico-Gallup.