John Hopkins

Associate Dean of Students

Director, Diversity and Service Initiatives

Main (Lacey)
Fields: Social Justice, Contemporary Issues in Political Theory, Justice and American Indian Experience, and Communication and Identity.
B.A., Seattle University; M.A., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Washington;
Office:
Office of Service and Diversity Initiatives
Address:

Old Main 312
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Phone:

John currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students/Director of Service & Diversity Initiatives in the department of Student Affairs of Saint Martin's University.  He sponsors service immersion programs that emphasize social justice education and advocacy; facilitates faculty and staff seminars that focus on multicultural education and critical pedagogy; and offers a variety of diversity-related workshops, trainings, and programs that support students and encourage dialogue. 

John and his partner, Regina, are proud parents to Zack, Tristan, and Abigail. A native of the Pacific Northwest, John grew up in Puyallup, WA, where his family now resides.

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Professional association/membership

  • Philosophy of Education Society
  • American Educational Research Association

Areas of interest

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophies of Communication
  • Multicultural Theory
  • American Indian Studies