Richard J. Hopkins; B.A., University of Rochester, 1961; M.A. (1965) and Ph.D. (1972), Emory University.
Professor Hopkins specializes in American urban history with particular interest in occupational and geographic mobility and the urban south. He taught courses in urban history, history of Ohio, and the history of Canada. His first article in the burgeoning field appeared in 1968 in the Journal of Southern History.
Professor Hopkins held numerous administrative positions at the university and in the profession, including Executive Director of the Council of College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS), which moved from Kansas State University to The Ohio State University in the 1980s.