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educator , consultant

Herman Peter Hoplin, American educator, consultant. Decorated Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Bronze Star medal; recipient Distinguished Service award Rotary International, 1967.


Hoplin, Herman Peter was born on June 23, 1920 in Brandon, Minnesota, United States. Son of Peter Nelson and Edna Viola (Larson) Hoplin.


Bachelor of Science, St. Cloud State University, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University, 1955. Master of Arts in International Affairs, George Washington University, 1963.

Doctor of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1975.


Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army, 1942, advanced through grades to colonel, 1965, director material acquisition Washington, 1970—1972, retired, 1972. Longrange logistic planner Joint Chiefs Staff, 1968—1969. Senior consultant Howard Finley Corporation, Houston, 1974—1975.

Independent consultant McLean, Virginia, Manlius, New York, from 1976. Listed member Strategic Innovations International Experts Registry. Member faculty American University, Washington, 1976—1979.

Director NYSET Services, Inc., Boyertown, Pennsylvania, 1978—1980. Associate professor School Management, Syracuse University, New York, 1979—1991, professor emeritus. President HPH & Associates Technology Management Consultant, from 1991.

Member executive committee Syracuse Systems. Member reviewing staff Computing Revs., from 1976. Referee Systems Rach.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member executive board American National Red Cross, Umatilla County, Oregon, 1966—1967. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (member, Computer Society), American Society for Training and Development, Decision Sciences Institute, Preparedness Association, American Defense, Institute Management Science, Association Management (president New York chapter), Computer Measurement Group, Society Information Management (editorial board member), International Society Systems Sciences, International Consultant Foundation (executive board, regional vice president Americans), Association Intelligent Systems Technology, International Business Schools Computer Users Group, Association Computing Machinery (chairman Syracuse chapter 1982-1983), Data Processing Management Association (board directors), American Management Association, University Press Literati Club, Rotary International (Distinguished Service award 1967), Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Omega Pi.


Married Eleanor Irene Johnson, December 20, 1943. 1 child, Barbara Lee.

Peter Nelson Hoplin

Edna Viola (Larson) Hoplin

Eleanor Irene Johnson

Barbara Lee Hoplin