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Lilian Hill

Dr. Lilian Hill



Lilian Hill has worked in adult education in Canada and the United States for the past 35 years and earned two graduate degrees in adult education. Her work experiences include program development/administration, conference management, faculty development, and teaching at the undergraduate, professional, and graduate levels. Dr. Hill publishes peer-reviewed articles and chapters in adult education publications. Dr. Hill was awarded the Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education by the American Association in Adult and Continuing Education (2015), inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame (2018), and selected for the University of Georgia Circle of 50 in 2019 that honors 50 alumni for the 50th anniversary of the Adult Education Program. She received the Career Achievement Award from the Commission of Professors of Adult Education (2021) and received the Lifetime Research Award from the University of Southern Mississippi.

  • Adult Education (PHD) - University of Georgia (1999)
  • Adult Education (MED) - University of Toronto (1987)
  • Home Economics (BS) - University of Alberta (1982)

EDA 807: Analysis of Literature
HE 713: Curricula and Teaching in Higher Education
HE 800: Leadership Theory and Research in Higher Education
REF 730: Qualitative Research in the Social Sciences I
REF 731: Qualitative Research in the Social Sciences II

  • Assessment and evaluation in adult and continuing education., Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education 2020, 2020
  • Assessment, evaluation and accountability in adult education. Sterling VA: Stylus. , 2020
  • Hill, L. H., & Conceição, S. C. O. (2020). Program and instructional strategies leading to doctoral students’ progress to degree completion. , Adult Learning, 2020,
  • Hill, L. H., *Wheat, C. A., *Blake. A., & *Mandishona, T. (2019). Women’s leadership aspirations and career paths in higher education: Influence of personal factors. In H. L. Schnakerenberg & D. A. Simard (Eds.), Challenges and opportunities for women in higher education leadership (pp. 176 – 198). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. , Challenges and opportunities for women in higher education leadership. , 2018, 10.4018/978-1-5225-7056-1
  • Adult learning theories in pharmacy education: Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoeconomics and Clinical Research, Clinical Pharmacy Education and Practice, 2018
  • The influence of mentorship and role models in university women leader’s career paths to the university presidency. , The Qualitative Report, 2017
  • Leadership identities, styles, and practice of women university administrators and presidents. , Research in the Schools, 2017
  • “Hipster freshman”: Popular culture’s portrayal of community college students., Community College Enterprise: Journal of Research & Practice, 2016
  • Academic incivility among health sciences faculty, Adult Learning, 2015
  • Interactive influences on health and adult education, Tectonic Boundaries: Negotiating Convergent Forces in Adult Education, New Directions in Adult and Continuing Education, 2016, 10.1002/ace.20175
  • American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
  • Commission of Professors of Adult Education
  • Adult Education Research Conference
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association
  • English

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Areas of Expertise

Adult education; adult adult literacy; health learning; health literacy; professional learning; assessment and evaluation in adult education; womens's leardership in higher education