Meriem Hodge Doucette, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration  |  Deputy Director, Cal State DC Program

Meriem E Hodge, Ph. D

Meriem Hodge is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration in the Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice at California State University, Fullerton. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy (U.G.A., 2015), an M.P.A. (U.G.A., 2011), and a B.A. in Political Science (Miami University, 2008). Her research interests include performance feedback, the role of discount rates and time preferences in decision making, public and private sector comparisons, and educational policy. Her teaching areas include public administration and policy, organizational theory and behavior, and organizational change and development.

Phone: (657) 278 - 3837


Office:  GH 518

Office Hours:  TU 8:00-9:00 PM




  • 2015, Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
  • 2011, M.P.A., University of Georgia
  • 2008, B.A., Political Science, Miami University


Research Areas

  • Organizational Theory
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Change
  • Public Management 



  • Doucette, M., & Adams, D. (2018). Ethics in Public Administration: Understanding Ethics, Corruption, and Public Policy (1st ed.). San
    Diego, CA: Cognella.
  • Welch, J., & Hodge, M. (2017). Assessing impact: The role of leadership
    competency models in developing effective school leaders. School Leadership & Management, 38(4), 355-377.
  • Hodge, M. & Welch, J. (2016). An implementation perspective: Relevant
    lessons from no child left behind (NCLB) for the implementation of the every student succeeds act (ESSA). Journal of Ethical
    Educational Leadership, 3(9), 1-17.
  • Hodge M. “Utilizing Feedback to Improve Employee and Organizational
    Performance.” Public Administration Times. August 2013