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James Hodge

Adjunct Professor

  • Accounting
  • School of Business


James Hodge, an adjunct professor in the Department of Accounting, joined the School of Business faculty in Fall 2012, where he teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate accounting courses. In addition to his role at Howard University, Professor Hodge also serves as an adjunct instructor at Montgomery College and for Becker Professional Education. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) and received both his undergraduate and graduate business degrees from the University of Dayton.

Professor Hodge is currently the Director of Financial Statement Audits at the Department of Treasury's Office of Inspector General where he is responsible for overseeing financial statement audits, performance audits, evaluations, and attestation engagements. Prior to joining the federal government, Professor Hodge worked as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Washington Federal practice, advising federal entities on how to solve complex organizational issues, manage risk, and add value in financial and program management, operations improvement, and security and data management. As an active member of the accounting and auditing community, Professor Hodge has served in numerous leadership roles with the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) on the local and regional level. He also serves as a Quality Assurance Supervisor at three Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites in DC, which includes the Howard University program, where he oversees tax preparation and financial literacy services provided to low and moderate-income families free of charge.

Areas of expertise

  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Financial Statement Preperation and Analysis
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Attestations and Reviews

Courses Taught

  • MACC 508-Governmental Accounting (Graduate) 
  • ACCT 360-Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting (Undergraduate) 
  • ACCT 350-Accounting Information Systems (Undergraduate) 
  • ACCT 340-Auditing I (Undergraduate)
  • ACCT 330-Advanced Accounting (Undergraduate) 
  • ACCT 320-Cost Accounting I (Undergraduate)
  • ACCT 311-Intermediate Accounting II (Undergraduate) 
  • ACCT 310-Intermediate Accounting I (Undergraduae) 
  • ACCT 202-Accounting Principles II (Undergraduate)
  • ACCT 201-Accounting Principles I (Undergraduate)