Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
- Ph.D. Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 1998
- M.S. Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 1994
- B.A. Greek Studies, Smith College, 1979
Washington State University Pullman, WA
Professor and Chair 2014-Present
Associate Director for Health Promotion, Research and Evaluation 2011-2014
Associate Professor 2007-2013
Assistant Professor 2001-2007
The Pennsylvania State University State College, PA
Research Associate, FAST Track Early Intervention Program 1999-2001
State of Tennessee Nashville, TN
Research, Departments of Health/Mental Health and Retardation 1998-1999
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
Data Analyst, NICHD Study of Early Child Care 1994-1996
Research Assistant, FAST Track Early Intervention Program 1992-1996
University of Rochester Rochester, NY
Activities Therapist, Psychiatric Day Treatment 1990-1991
Computer Programmer 1988-1990
Study in Greece Athens, Greece
Executive Assistant to the Director 1982-1984
Administrative Assistant 1980-1981
- Prevention science: research on the translation, implementation, evaluation and scale-up of prevention and health promotion programs in real-world settings
- Development and testing of brief interventions (e.g. training in values-based decision making) that support students transitioning to college, especially students least likely to persist to degree or to persist in STEM majors
- Parent-child relationships in adolescence and young adulthood
WSU Graduate Courses Taught
- HD540 Effective Intervention Programs (Sp14, Sp12, Sp10, Sp06, SP04, SP02)
- HD513 Research Methods (Fall 2002-2008)
- HD511 Prevention Science (Theories of Human Development) (F12)
- A randomized trial of Letting Go and Staying Connected, an interactive parenting intervention to reduce risky behaviors among students transitioning to college. National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. R01DA039247 ($2,458,440). PI: Laura G. Hill. Co-Is: Matt Bumpus, Richard Catalano, Brittany Cooper, and Kevin Haggerty. 9/15/2016 – 7/31/2021. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
- Adaptation of “Letting Go and Staying Connected” for Spanish-speaking parents of first-year college students. National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. 3R01DA039247-03S1 ($274,431). PI: Laura Hill.
- Student success through transformational change: Creating connection to values and purpose. Washington State University Strategic Reallocation Grand Challenge grant ($7,120,267). Joint PIs: Laura Hill, Samantha Swindell, and Denise Yost. 7/1/2016-6/30/2021. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
- Evaluation of the Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative. Washington Department of Social and Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery ($575,552). Joint PIs: Brittany Cooper & Laura Hill. (1/2016-9/2019) [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
- Workforce Development Fellowship Program. Washington State Health Care Authority, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery ($4oo,ooo). Joint PIs: Brittany Cooper & Laura Hill. 10/2018-9/2019 [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
- Region 10 Prevention Technology Transfer Center. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ($539,976). PI on WSU subcontract: Brittany Cooper. Role: Co-Investigator. 10/2018-9/2023 [3,4,5]
- WSU SCP: Adapting Strengthening Families (SFP 10-14) for Legalized Marijuana Context. United States Department of Agriculture, NIFA ($640,000). PI: Elizabeth Weybright. Role: Co-Investigator. 6/17/2019 – 6/16/2024.
(*Significant role in papers with student authors; students marked with asterisk)
- *Bayly, B., *Jeffords, J., Bumpus, M., Hill, L.G. (in press). Investigating the relationship between university students’ psychological flexibility and college self-efficacy. Journal of College Student Retention. doi.org/10.1177/1521025117751071 [a,b,c,d,e,f]
- Hill, L.G. (accepted). Back to the future: Developmental considerations in use of the retrospective pretest. International Journal of Behavioral Development.
- Hill, L.G. (2019) Expanding our horizons: Risk, protection, and intervention in emerging adulthood. Prevention Science, Special Issue on Emerging Adulthood, 20(3), 385-389.
- Hill, L.G., Cooper, B.R., & Parker, L.A. (2019). Qualitative comparative analysis: A mixed-method tool for complex implementation questions. Journal of Primary Prevention, 40(1), 69-87. [a,b,c,d,e,f]
- Crowley, Dodge, et al. (2018). Standards of evidence for conducting and reporting economic evaluations in prevention science. Prevention Science, 19(3), 366-390. [b, e, f]
- Whitehall, A.P., Hill, L.G., Yost, D., & Kidwell, K.K. (2018). Being smart is not enough to ensure success: Integrating personal development into college curriculum. Journal of General Education, 65(3-4), 241-263. [a,b,d,e,f]
- Cooper, B.R., Weybright, E.H., Bumpus, M.F., Hill, L.G., & Agley, J. (2018). Exploring alcohol use motivations in under-age college students: Contributions of a person-centered analytic approach. Emerging Adulthood, 6(6), 387-398. [e,f]
- Roulette, J., Hill, L.G., Diversi, M., & Overath, R. (2017). Cultural adaptations of the Strengthening Families Program 10-14 in the Pacific Northwest: A qualitative evaluation. Health Education Journal, 76(2), 169-181.
- Cardaccioto, L., Hill, L.G., Block-Lerner, J., & Biglan, A. (2016). Applying prevention science to influence a cultural revolution in higher education. In Cardaccioto, L. & Block-Lerner, J. (Eds.). The mindfulness-informed educator: Building acceptance & psychological flexibility in higher education.Oxford, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.
- Cooper, B.R., *Shrestha, G., *Hyman, L., & Hill, L.G. (2016). Adaptations in a community-based parenting intervention: Replication of two coding schemes. Journal of Primary Prevention, 37(1), 33-52.