Lilian H. Hill, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Co-Chair

Dr. Hill's research interests center in health literacy and health education, cultural competence, professional practice, and environmental adult education.

Selected Publications
Hawk, J. L., & Hill, L. H. (2016). “Hipster Freshman”: Popular culture’s portrayal of community college students. Community College Enterprise: Journal of Research & Practice, 22(1), 28-42.

Taylor, M., & Hill, L. H. (2016). Employing transformative learning theory in the design and implementation of a curriculum for court-ordered participants in a parent education class. Journal of Transformative Education, 14(3), 254-271.

Hill, L. H. (2016). Interactive influences on health and adult education. In C. Nanton (Ed.), Tectonic Boundaries: Negotiating Convergent Forces in Adult Education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No. 149. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Wright, M., & Hill, L. H. (2015). Academic incivility among health sciences faculty.  Adult Learning, 26(1), 14-20.

Platt, R. E., & Hill, L. (2014). Storyville education: Spatial practices and the learned sex trade in the city that care forgot. Adult Education Quarterly, 64(4) 285–305.

Hill, L. H. (2014). Graduate students' perspectives on effective teaching. Adult Learning Quarterly, 25(2), 57-65.

Hill, L. H. (Ed.) (2011, Summer). Adult Education for Health and Wellness. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No. 130. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Hill, L. H., & Ziegahn, L. (2010). Adult education for health and wellness. In C. Kasworm, A. D. Rose, & J. Ross-Gordon (Eds.), Handbook of adult and continuing education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hill, L. H. (2010). The connection between health literacy and adult literacy in developing economic self-sufficiency. In M. V. Alfred (Ed.), Learning for Economic Self-Sufficiency:  Constructing Pedagogies of Hope among Low-Income, Low Literate Adults. New York: Information Age Publishing.

Professional Service

Editoral Board Member, Adult Education Quarterly

Editoral Board Member, Adult Learning

Educatorial Board Member, Journal of Transformative Education

Honors and Awards

  • 2015, Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education
  • 2007, Early Career Award, Commission of Professors of Adult Education

Professional Affiliations
American Association of Adult and Continuing Education