Dr. Kathryn L. Hope


Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • PhD, 1995, Nursing, University of Kansas
  • Doctoral Fellowship, 1993, Nursing Advanced Research Design and Statistical Analysis, University of Kansas
  • Post-Masters Certificate, 1997, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Missouri
  • MA, 1987, Nursing, Child Health, University of Iowa
  • BSN, 1983, Washburn University


  • Direct Graduate Thesis and Non-Thesis Projects
  • Supervise Internships
  • Directs study away trips

Research and professional interests

  • Health of vulnerable populations
  • Child health

Awards and honors

  • Florence Nightingale Memorial Award , Southwest Missouri Nurses Association for accomplishments in education and furthering the profession of nursing, 2007
  • Outstanding Thesis Advisor Award, Missouri State University, 2002
  • Research Award, Missouri Nurses Association, 2001
  • Alumni Fellow, Washburn University, award recognizing outstanding alumni, 2001
  • University Teaching Award, Missouri State University, 1999