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Johns Wilson Hopkins

biology educator

Johns Wilson Hopkins, American biology educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Hopkins, Johns Wilson was born on April 1, 1933 in Darlington, Maryland, United States. Son of Johns Wilson and Margaret (Robinson) Hopkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Haverford College, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Rockefeller University, 1960.

Career

Assistant professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960-1966. Associate professor Washington University, St. Louis, 1966-1969, professor biology, from 1969, chairman department, 1966-1975. Science director Painter Hopkins Publications, Sausalito, California, 1977-1980.

President board directors The Learning Center, St. Louis, since 1983. Consultant editor Addison-Wesley Publications, Reading, Massachusetts, 1962-1977.

Works

  • Co-author: Twenty-Six Afternoons of Biology, 1962, Understanding Biology, 1983.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Margaret Lowry, 1955. 1 child, Johns Wilson Junior.

father:
Johns Wilson Hopkins

mother:
Margaret (Robinson) Hopkins

spouse:
Margaret Lowry

child:
Johns Wilson Junior Hopkins