Margaret Hopkins | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University
Executive Education Instructors
Margaret Hopkins

Margaret Hopkins, PhD

Dr. Margaret M. (Miggy) Hopkins is a professor of Management in the College of Business and Innovation at the University of Toledo, teaching leadership and management at the Executive MBA, MBA, and upper-undergraduate levels. Dr. Hopkins has been an executive coach for over 20 years and is a Board-Certified Coach credentialed by the Center for Credentialing and Education. She has worked with a broad array of clients in the service, manufacturing, education, government and non-profit sectors. Examples of her coaching experience includes (partial listing): Case Western Reserve University faculty and administrators, Kent State University faculty; individuals in leadership roles at University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth System, Fifth Third Bank, and the J.M. Smucker Company. Her recent consulting practice focuses on leadership development and executive coaching.

Her research interests align with her consulting practice: leadership, leadership development, emotional intelligence, and gender and leadership. She has been recognized internationally for her research; and her university has recognized her with teaching and service awards. Her research has appeared in such journals as the Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting, Career Development International, Consulting Psychology Journal, Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Development, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Managerial Psychology, as well as in several edited volumes.

Prior to joining academia, she held a number of managerial and leadership roles in the public sector including Chair of the Board of Education for the Cleveland, Ohio Municipal School District, Co-Director of the Mayor’s Office of Competitiveness in Cleveland, Ohio, and Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office for Northeast Ohio. She earned her undergraduate degree from Boston College, and her masters’ and doctoral degrees in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University.