Jody has worked with CUNY BA students for 12 years and with individualized major students while working at NYU. Jody’s scholarly interests focus on increasing access to high-impact, experiential learning opportunities, such as undergraduate research, study abroad, and civic engagement for underserved populations.
She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at Baruch, NYU, and Pace University, including a graduate course on qualitative and quantitative research methods in the Marxe School of International and Public Affairs. Jody holds Master’s and PhD degrees in Higher and Post-secondary Education from NYU, where she received the President’s Award for Leadership. She has an Honors BA in English Literature, Phi Beta Kappa. She is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese.