Patricia Rodda, M.Ed

Lecturer Human Development and Family Studies

Patricia Rodda


Patricia Rodda is a lecturer in the BHS Department and has worked there since 1992. She has worked at various child cares and was also a child life specialist at the U of C Children’s Hospital. She teaches courses in HDFS.

Teaching Focus

Rodda’s focuses are on parent education, lifespan development, early childhood, special needs, child and adolescent development, zero to three, curriculum and experiential learning.

Patricia Rodda


(219) 989-2219

Office Location:

Hammond, Porter Building, 211F


  • M. Ed. – Early Childhood, Erikson Institute
  • B.A. – Psychology, Purdue Calumet
  • A.A. Human Services – Purdue Calumet

Areas of Expertise

  • Early Childhood Families
  • Parenting Special Needs
  • Zero to Three Development Experiential Learning