Justin Hopkins is an Assistant Professor in the Accounting area at the Darden School of Business. His research interests include the effects of regulation on financial reporting, governance, and
economic outcomes, and focuses on securities and income tax regulation. He teaches accounting in the first-year core as well sa a first-year elective on financial reporting. in the past, he has taught an elective on financial statement analysis.
Prior to joining faculty at Darden, Hopkins obtained his PhD from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he taught an elective on the interaction of public policy and accounting. He has worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young LLP as well as consulted to the Justice Department and Asian Development Bank. He is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer from the Dominican Republic.
Originally from Montana, Hopkins is happy to be living close to the mountains in Charlottesville with his wife and three sons.