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June Gary Hopps

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June Gary Hopps

Thomas M. "Jim" Parham Professor of Family and Children Studies
Ph.D., Brandeis University
MSW, Atlanta University
BA, Spelman College

June Gary Hopps holds the distinguished Parham Professorship. As the Parham Professor, Hopps serves as the School's leading authority in the area of public policy as it relates to families and children. In addition to teaching courses and guiding research in this area, she is the School's liaison with state and federal government offices and legislators regarding emerging public policy issues in the field. Hopps is a scholar of national and international distinction and is the former dean of the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College.

 Selected Publications

Bowles, D. D, Hopps, J. G., and Clayton, O. (in press). The contributions of historically black colleges to the social work profession. Journal of Social Work Education.

Hopps, J. G., and Bowles, D. D. (2015). A response to Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder: Energizing, educating and empowering voters. Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture, 52(2), 1-23.

Bowles, D.D., Hopps, J.G. (2014). The Profession’s Role in Meeting its Historical Mission to Serve Vulnerable Populations. Advances in Social Work.