Areas of special interest: ethics (especially applied ethics), social and political philosophy, and the philosophy of law.
A member of the UNC faculty since 1973, Prof. Hodapp teaches Ethics (both pure and applied) and Social and Political Philosophy for the Department of Philosophy. He also regularly teaches the two courses required of all students minoring in Legal Studies: PHIL 220 (The Nature of Legal Reasoning) and ID 420 (Legal Research and Writing).
He is also the University Adviser for UNC’s Pre-Law Program.
Prof. Hodapp has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis, and a J.D. from the Denver University Law School.