Whitney Hopler

Religion Expert


B.A., English, George Mason University


  • Author of the nonfiction book "Wake Up to Wonder."
  • Communications director for the Center for Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University


Whitney Hopler is a writer, editor, and website developer. She previously served as the religion editor for the Times Community Newspapers, where she covered stories about diverse faith communities. She has also been an editor at Crosswalk.com and The Salvation Army’s national magazines. Hopler's writing has been published by The Washington Post, Thrive Global, and Guideposts, among other outlets. She writes about faith (including angels and miracles) in her book Wake Up to Wonder and its namesake blog on her website. Hopler is currently the communications director for the  Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University. 


Hopler holds a B.A. in English from George Mason University, where she graduated with honors. She is also certified as a professional technical communicator from the Society for Technical Communications.

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