Dr. Hill taught at the University of Washington for four years before coming to Cedarville. Her research interests include composition theory and pedagogy, rhetorical genre studies, contemporary rhetorical theory, history of rhetoric, knowledge transfer, critical discourse analysis, language and identity, language ideology, the rhetoric of sports culture, qualitative research methods, student-athlete advocacy, indigenous language revitalization, and sociolinguistics.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in English (rhetoric and composition), University of Washington
  • M.A. in English (rhetoric and composition), University of Washington
  • B.A. in English Literature, Western Washington University


  • Riding horses
  • Long distance running
  • Seattle Mariners baseball
  • UW Husky football and basketball

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Academic Writing
  • American English Dialects
  • Composition Pedagogy
  • Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
  • Literacy