Blair Dee Hodges is the Maxwell Institute’s public communications specialist and the chief editorial assistant for the Mormon Studies Review. He also serves as an in-house acquisitions and development editor for Mormon studies book titles.
Blair earned a BA in mass communication with a minor in religious studies from the University of Utah in 2010. He received an MA in religious studies from Georgetown University in 2013. His thesis was titled “Intellectual Disability in Mormon Thought and History, 1830–1900.”
His articles and book reviews have appeared in various publications including Journal of Mormon History, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Sunstone, and The FARMS Review. In addition to managing the Maxwell Institute’s blog, he also writes for bycommonconsent.com.
He currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Kristen, and their daughter, Ksenia.