Kevin Hope received his B.S. in physics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1997 and his doctorate of philosophy in physics from the University of Alabama in 2005. After leaving graduate school, he joined the faculty at the University of Montevallo. He participated in won Montevallo’s Life Raft Debate in 2011 representing the discipline of physics.
Since 2005, Hope has worked on research projects involving the behavior of materials under extreme pressures. He has worked with the University of Alabama at Birmingham to provide undergraduate research opportunities to Montevallo through a partnership established with UAB’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program. Hope teaches Introduction to Physics, University Physics and College Physics.