Eugenia B. Hopper

Eugenia Hopper

Eugenia B. Hopper

Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education

Phone: 843-349-6943 Email: Office Hours:

Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. By Appointment.



Eugenia B. Hopper is from Roseboro, NC. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a mathematics concentration from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, NC and her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology with a concentration in measurement and evaluation from Purdue University. She taught public school for 11 years, five of those years as an Early Childhood/Generalist National Board Certified teacher. Hopper also served as an instructional coach for four years. She received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in urban elementary education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2018. Dr. Hopper is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Interesting Facts

Dr. Hopper loves to travel and promote wellness. She also has a passion for reading and writing children’s books. 


Urban elementary education, teacher retention, assessment 

Research Interests

Teacher preparation, professional development, teacher retention and teacher working conditions, as well as culturally sustaining pedagogy.