Nancy Hill

Dr. Nancy Hill

Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education
Nancy Hill

Nancy E. Hill is the Charles Bigelow Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and former Radcliffe Professor. Professor Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research focuses primarily on adolescence. Further, she identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and youth outcomes. In addition, she was a recent recipient of the William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Faculty Fellowship for her work on improving adolescents’ academic adjustment holistically via interagency collaborations at the state and local levels. Prior to coming to Harvard in 2007, she was on faculty in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She enjoys cycling, cooking, and kayaking on the Charles River.