Dr. Hill

Dr. Jessica C. Hill earned a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Florida State University and an M.A. in Visual Cognition and Human Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin. Her research on perceptions of women in leadership within Utah prompted the creation of the USHE Women’s Leadership Exchange, which she co-directs with Dr. Nancy Hauck and Dr. Liz Hitch. Other research interests include lifespan development of attention and executive control as measured through eye movements; novice instructor preparation and training; and the scholarship of teaching and learning in psychology. She has published in Developmental Psychology (H-index 182) and has been invited to publish internationally in Pratiques Psychologiques. She received the first National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant at Utah Valley University and has received recognition for her research from UVU’s Office of Sponsored Programs, an award for research from the Biennial International Seminar on the Teaching of Psychological Science, and the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Research from the College of Humanities and Social Science.