Ellen Hopkins, PhD
Dr. Hopkins is teaching HEA 523, Student Affairs Administration. She earned three degrees from Stony Brook University (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) all in Sociology. Dr. Hopkins has extensive experience teaching courses as an adjunct in the University's Departments of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies.
Dr. Hopkins is the Assistant Director of the Academic and Pre-Professional Advising Center at Stony Brook University and coordinates the Center's year-long Academic Peer Advisor Internship. Additionally she coordinates the Rotating Faculty Advisors initiative and the University's Challenge Exam Program. Dr. Hopkins has been associated with the Center for over 20 years; first as an undergraduate work study student, later as a graduate student assistant, as a professional academic advisor and served as Director for three years. She is the Center's linkage advisor to the Departments of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies and serves on the Intercollegiate Athletics Board and the Protestant Campus Ministry.
Dr. Hopkins volunteers annually as a group leader for Stony Brook Day in Albany and
has served as a coordinator of the SBU house building and fund-raising for Habitat
for Humanity. Ellen is a proud recipient of The Sister Margaret Ann Landry RSHM Lifetime
Achievement Advisor Award and is an Honorary Member of the Golden Key National Honour
» Watch a video of Dr. Hopkins discussing her course.