J. Roy Hopkins

Professor Emerit of Psychology

J. Roy Hopkins


Dr. Hopkins taught at St. Mary's College of Maryland for more than 30 years, during which time he received the Homer L. Dodge Service Award and a Faculty Service Award. He retired in 2009.

Areas of Research Specialization

  • Adolescent and Early Adult Social and Cognitive Development during the College Years
  • Masculinity Ideology
  • Qualitative Data Analysis Techniques


  • Ph.D. in Developmental and Social Psychology at Harvard University, 1974
  • B.A. in Psychology at University of Virginia, 1968


  • Adolescence

    Dr. Hopkins is the author of a textbook on adolescence, which was translated into Spanish.

  • Introductory Psychology Textbook

    Dr. Hopkins is also co-author of a textbook in introductory psychology that went through three editions.