Whitney Hopler

  • Professional writer and editor since 1994, in print and online
  • Communications director for the Center for Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University


Whitney Hopler is a former writer for Thoughtco, creating content for two years. Whitney has served as the religion editor for a secular newspaper chain in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, as well as an editor on staff at Crosswalk.com and The Salvation Army’s national magazines. She has written for a variety of national publications. She is the communications director for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University.


Whitney graduated with honors from George Mason University, where she studied comparative religion and earned a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in writing. She has a certification as a professional technical communicator from the Society for Technical Communications.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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