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Roger D. Hodge Named The Oxford American Editor

Roger D. Hodge has joined The Oxford American as editor.

Hodge’s experience includes more than a decade at Harper’s Magazine where he served as editor from 2006-2010. He is also the author of the book The Mendacity of Hope.

Hodge will discuss his new role on stage as part of the Clinton School of Public Service‘s Distinguished Speaker Series on Wednesday September 19th. This link has the details.

The appointment comes after a scandal gripped the editorial offices of the magazine this summer.

The New York Times reported: “The Oxford American’s founding editor, Marc Smirnoffwas fired July 15 after an investigation by the magazine’s board into accusations by young employees of sexual harassment and improper conduct. Mr. Smirnoff has strongly denied any wrongdoing and has started a Web site, editorsinlove.com, defending himself from allegations of sexual harassment and what he has called unfair press reports about his dismissal.”

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