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Dr. John Hill

Dr. John W. Hill
Professor - Department Chairperson

RH, 312 K
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Tel: (402) 554-2202
Fax: (402) 554-2722

Ph D - The American University - Education/Learning Disabilities - 1974
Doctoral Consortium Studies/Psychology, Human Factors - The Catholic University of America - Psychology, Human Factors - 1973
M. Ed. - The American University - Special Education - 1971
BA - The American University - Elementary Education - 1970
A.A. - Montgomery College - Social Sciences - 1969

Teaching Interests:
Dr. Hill currently teaches research methods and design course work and has supervised to completion 47 dissertations, hooding these Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) recipients who completed their Joint UNO/University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Doctor of Education in Educational Administration degree program studies. In 2002 Dr. Hill received the UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award.

Research / Creative Activity Interests:
From 1989 to 1995 I was recipient of the Regents Professorship, an endowed chair awarded for outstanding research and scholarly productivity. Recent research publications include:

Hemphill, D. C., & Hill, J. W. (2013). Tested in and placed in: Are sixth-grade boys and girls completing early challenge math coursework before they are ready? Creative Education, 4(8), 521-527.

Garrison, J. M., & Hill, J. W. (2013). From ICE raids to equity: Hispanic students’ progress through high school in an immigrant responsive city. In S. Harris and S. Edmonson (Eds.), Critical social justice issues for educators today (pp. 70-87). NCPEA Publications: Ypsilanti, MI.

Mulkerrin, E. A., & Hill, J. W. (2013). Relevance, rigor, and relationships: Student perceptions following participation in an integrated experiential zoo-based academic high school science program. Creative Education, 4(4), 287-297.

Grice, C. L., Hill, J. W., & Hayes, K. L. (2012). Do Declining Neighborhood Economic Conditions Trump Hoped for School Renovation Renewal Benefit? Advances in Applied Sociology, 2(2), 102-110.

Hill, J. W., Epperson, K. J., & Kotulak, G. D. (2012). Have Institutional Review Board regulations affected research approval patterns? Advances in Medical Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnosis, 13, 60-70.

Dunphy, S., & Hill, J. (2010). Explicitly differentiated eighth-grade reading instruction in a rural middle school seeking to reestablish adequate yearly progress benchmarks. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 5(4), 1-14,

Williby, R., & Hill, J. (2010). Must economics always determine academic destiny? Achievement across time in two academically equivalent but socioeconomically diverse same city Catholic schools. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 5(2), 1-13,

Lavender, D., & Hill, J. (2010). Principal led in-class positive behavioral support intervention. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 5(2), 1- 1-13,

Hill, J. W., & Coufal, K. L. (2005). Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: A retrospective examination of social skills, linguistics, and student outcomes. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 27(1), 33-46.