Melodie J. Rodgers has published research and other works with Johns Hopkins University’s Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, Georgia State University Research Conference, G.R.I.T.S. – Girls Raised In the South: An Anthology of Southern Womyns’ Voices and Their Allies, Embark Literary Journal and many others. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte with study abroad residencies in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina.
In March 2021, Melodie became the producer & founding editor of SOREN LIT. SOREN LIT is a Southern Renaissance literary journal and podcast showcasing writers who are women, femme-identifying, and/or non-binary creatives with connections to the South. Presently, Melodie is an Academic Research Fellow with The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change and a PhD candidate in the field of Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Career & Workforce Development. She has research interests in measuring the impact of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion outreach programming in remote workspaces.
As an active member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Melodie has over a decade of experience in the field of teaching, writing, and career development.
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