Brian Hopkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

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About Dr. Hopkins

Brian Hopkins grew up near Dallas, Texas, was in Austin and Germany for undergraduate studies, and then in Seattle for graduate school and his first teaching job. He has lived in Jersey City since 2001 and enjoys being able to walk to campus. Away from Saint Peter’s, he enjoys the cultural and culinary offerings of NYC with his husband.

“Active learning with group work and other methods for student engagement.”

Career & Accomplishments


  • University of Washington, Ph.D.

  • University of Texas, B.S. and B.A.


  • 2015 recipient of the Haimo Award for excellence in college or university teaching awarded by the Mathematical Association of America

  • 2014-2018 editor of The College Mathematics Journal

Publications & Presentations

  • Over 20 research publications, three edited books, and presentations around the world.