Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

ROBERT D HILL portrait
  • Dean, College of Education and Human Development, University of North Dakota



  • BS, MS 1982, Psychology, Brigham Young University
  • PhD 1987, Counseling Psychology, Stanford University. Project: Programmed relapse for maintaining cessation maintenance gains in a stop smoking program

Honors & Awards

  • The ACE (2011-2012) Fellowship involved living and working at The Rutgers University - (Newark, New Jersey Campus) where I studied University-Community partnerships. This is a premier national higher education leadership fellowship for the training of College/University Deans, Provosts, and Presidents. American Council on Education (ACE), Washington, DC, 12/2011
  • Editor-in-Chief, Specialist. American Board of Professional Psychology, 12/2010
  • Diplomate, Counseling Psychology. American Board of Professional Psychology, 1995


Robert Hill is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. His scholarlry interests are in higher education programming and in adult lifespan development. He studies continuing education strategies in adult learners and is the author of Positive Aging: A guide for mental health professionals and consumers published by WW Norton in 2005. He has written numerous articles and books on mutiple topics including higher education, web-based strategies for learning in adults, and community-university partnerships. From 2000-2007 he was the Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology. Dr. Hill is a board certified psychogist by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and licensed in the State of Utah.


  • Veterans Administration Medical Center, Salt Lake City (VAMC), Education Domain Lead - Rural Health Resource Center, 01/09/2008 - present
  • Center on Aging - University of Utah School of Medicine (CoA), Steering Committee Member, 05/02/2005 - present

In the Media


  • English, fluent.
  • Swedish, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Sweden

Licensed Psychologist

State of Utah: 89-115278-2501 - Active