University of Southern California

Merle Hopkins
Professor of Clinical Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, Michigan State University; MS, BA, Western Michigan University


Merle Hopkins conducts research on support for the hypothesized importance of expected cash flows to firms, and has published in The Corporation Law Review. Professor Hopkins served as Assistant Dean in the Leventhal School of Accounting, and is actively and extensively involved with several on-going programs conducted by the USC Office of Executive Development. Former clients include Amgen, Security Pacific Bank, Union Bank among others. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including the Security Pacific National Bank and Union Bank in Los Angeles.


Arnold, J. L., and Hopkins, M. W. (1985) "Small Firm Securities Registration in the S-18 ERA: Perceptions of Professionals," The Corporation Law Review.