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Kim Hopper

Position title

Research Scientist

Institution and Location Degree Year(s) Field of Study
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Columbia University, NY

Columbia University, NY







Religious Studies

Philosophy of Religion

Medical Anthropology (Sociomedical Sciences)

A.  Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

1988-Pres.        Lecturer, Columbia University, School of Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, NY, NY 

1989-Pres.        Research Scientist, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg , NY

1999-Pres.        Co-Director, Center for the Study of Issues in Public Mental Health,  Orangeburg, NY

2000-Pres.        Adjunct Professor,  Columbia University Law School , NY, NY 

2000-Pres.        Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry,  New York University School of Medicine, NY, NY

Awards and Honors

2000     David Rogers Lecture, Cornell University Medical School

1995     Research Scientist Award,  New York State Office of Mental Health

1986-87 Newcombe Fellow, Columbia University

1985-86 Revson Fellow, Columbia University

B. Peer-reviewed Publications

1990     Hopper, K. Public shelter as "a hybrid institution": Homeless men in New York and  Chicago. Journal of Social Issue

1991     Hopper, K. Symptoms, survival, and the redefinition of public space: A feasibility study of homeless people at a
            metropolitan airport Urban Anthropology, 20:155-175

1991     Hopper, K. Homelessness old and new: The matter of definition: Housing Policy Debate, 2(3):757-814

1991     Hopper, K. Some old questions for the new cross-cultural psychiatry, Medical Anthropology Quarterly (new series)

1992     Hopper, K. Counting the homeless in  New York : An ethnographic perspective, New England Journal of Public
            Policy, 8(1):771-791

1992     Hopper, K. Counting the homeless: S-Night in New York, Evaluation Review 16:376-388

1994     Hopper, K. and Baumohl, J. Held in abeyance: Rethinking homelessness and advocacy, American Behavioral
            Scientist 37:522-552

1997     Hopper K, Jost J, Hay T, Welber S and Haugland G. Homelessness, severe mental illness and the institutional
circuit. Psychiatric Services, 48:659-665

1997     Haugland G, Siegel C, Hopper K, et al. Mental illness among single homeless adults in a suburban county.
Psychiatric Services. 48:504-509

1997     Hopper, K. Fresh thickets of trouble: Unresolved ethical issues of research in the urban public domain, City and
Society (Annual Review) 1996:155-173

1998     Hopper, K. Du droit a I'hebergement au droit au logement: Quinze ans de mobilisation en faveur dessans-domicile au  
            Etats-Unis, societies Contemporaines (Paris) 30:67-94, 1998 Shinn M, Weitzman B and Hopper K. Homelessness, in
            Encyclopedia of Mental Health. San Diego: Academic Press, Vol. 2:393-402

2000     Hopper, K. and Wanderling, J. Revisiting the developed vs. developing country distinction in course and outcome in
schizophrenia: Results from ISoS, the WHO-Collaborative Fol1ow-up Project, Schizophrenia Bulletin 26(4): 835-846

2001     Harrison, G., Hopper, K., Craig, T., Laska, E., Siegel, C., Wanderling, J. with Wan der Heiden, Y Chen, K C Dube, K
Ganev, R Giel, A Janca, P Lee, C Leon, S Malhotra, A J Marsella, Y Nakane, N Sartorius, C Skoda, R Thara, S J
Tsirkin, V Varma. D Walsh, D Wiersma. Recovery from Psychotic Illness: A 15 and 25 Year International Follow Up
Study. British Journal of Psychiatry 178: 506-517

2001     SHINN, M., BAUMOHL, J., and Hopper, K. The prevention of homelessness revisited. Analyses of Social Issues and  
Public Policy (ASAP) 1: 95-127

2001     Steadman, H.J., Dennis, D.L., Gounis, K., Hopper, K., Roche, B., Swartz, M., Robbins. P. Assessing the New York
            City Involuntary Outpatient Commitment Program, Psychiatric Services 52: 330-336

2001     Hopper, K. Commentary: On the transformation of the moral economy of care, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 

2002     Hopper, K. When (working) in Rome: Applying anthropology in Caesar's realm. Human Organization 61: 196-209

2002     Hopper, K. Taking Issue: Returning to community - Again. Psychiatric Services 53:1355

In Press Hopper, K. and Barrow, S. Two genealogies of supported housing - Implications for outcome assessment.
             Psychiatric Services.  Forthcoming.

In Press Hopper, K. Interrogating culture in the WHO studies of schizophrenia, in The Edge of Experience: Schizophrenia,
Culture, and  Subjectivity Cultural Subjectivity and Schizophrenia, eds. R. Barrett and J. Jenkins, Cambridge:
              Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming

In Press Hopper, K. Reckoning with Homelessness. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Forth coming.

In Press Hopper, K., Harrison, G., and Wanderling, J. Course and outcome in ISoS, in Hopper, K., Harrison, G. Janca, A.  
             and Sartorius. N. (eds.) Recovery from Schizophrenia An International Investigation. (A Report from the
             WHO-Collaborative Project, The International Study of Schizophrenia). Westport, CT.: Psychosocial Press.


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