Toni Hill

Associate Professor

Office: WSTC 149W   |    Phone: (308) 865-8232   |    Email: hilltl@unk.edu

Toni Hill

Biography

Education

Ph.D.   University of Nebraska at Lincoln; Family Studies, College Education and Human Sciences
M.S.    University of Nebraska at Omaha; Criminal Justice, College of Public Affairs and Community Service
B.S.     University of Nebraska at Omaha; Journalism, College of Arts and Sciences 

Courses Taught

Aging Adult
Human Sexual Behavior
Intimate Relationships
Marriage and Family Relationships

Professional Memberships

National Council of Family Relations (NCFR)
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
Nebraska Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NAFCS)


Research

Publications
  • Obasi, S., Hill, T. L. (in press). Heterogamy - Race. In Constance Shehan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Hill, T. L. (in press). Definitions and Developments of Kinship. The Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Hill, T. L. (2013). Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Divorce. Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An Encyclopedia. SAGE.
  • Hill, T. (under review).  Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Divorce. In R.E. Emery (Ed.), Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Reference.
  • Hill, T. L. (in press). Aging stereotypes: An analysis of pre and post student and elder comments regarding elders. El Cajon, CA: National Technology and Social Science Conference.
  • Hill, T. L. (2012). Elder Life Stories: Analysis of Student Attitudinal Shifts Regarding Elders. Kearney, NE: Just Plain Folks Atlas.
  • Hill, T. L. (2014). Grandparents and grandfamilies. Marriages and families: Intimacy, diversity, and strengths (8th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
Presentations
  • Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Keomysay, T. (Author), Leite Tramblay, O. (Author), Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter). Nebraska Head Start Association, "Building Quality Hand in Hand." (November 6, 2015).
  • Roche, C. E. (Author), Leite-Trembly, O. (Author & Presenter), Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter). 2015 Innovation in Pedagogy and Technology Symposium, "Technology in Teaching: A Case Study for Quality Assessment for On Line Program Delivery," University of Nebraska Online Worldwide, Lincoln, NE. (May 14, 2015).
  • Obasi, S. (Author & Presenter), Hill, T. L. (Author). Comics in Medicine and Education, "By Design - Using Comics to Teach Family Theory and Policy," UNK OSP, UNK. (April 10, 2015).
  • Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter), Obasi, S. (Author). Research Association of Minority Professors, "With this ring...Heterogamy, Social Status, and Educational Achievement," Washington, D.C. (February 6, 2015).
  • Esch, A. (Author), Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter). National Council on Family Relations 76th Conference, "Telecare:  A Review of Intersection Between Telehealth and Elder Caregiving," National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD. (November 2014).
  • Hill, T. L. (Author & Presenter), Westfall, T. H. (Author & Presenter). [re]defining age, "Universal Understanding: Use of Universal Design to Increase College Student Empathy Towards Elders," Leading Age Nebraska, Holiday Inn, Kearney, NE. (March 13, 2014).
  • Hill, T. L. Research Association of Minority Professors 33rd Annual Conference, "Kin Care and Welfare: Review of Child Welfare, Mental Health, Disability Trends," Research Association of Minority Professors, New Orleans, LA. (February 2014).
  • Hill, T. L., "DAAD (Dating Adolescents and Absent Dads): An Examination of Adolescent Dating Violence, Absent Fathers, Cyber-Related Incidents," Nebraska African American Domestic Violence Action Committee (NAADVAC) Conference, Lincoln, NE. (2013).
  • Hill, T. L., Simpson, M. (Presenter). "Daddy’s Fight:  Analysis of African-American Fatherhood and Domestic Violence," Nebraska African American Domestic Violence Action Committee (NAADVAC) Conference, Lincoln, NE. (2013).
  • Hill, T. L., "Relative Research:  Comparative Study of Institutional and Community-based Participatory Research," Research Association of Minority Professors’ 32nd Annual Conference, Montgomery, AL. (2013).
  • Hill, T. L., Simpson, M., "Statistics of Teaching:  An Analysis of the Intersection of Educational Discourse and Practical Research," Research Association of Minority Professors’ 32nd Annual Conference, Montgomery, AL. (2013).
  • Hill, T. L. UNK World Leader Camp, "It's All Relative: Global Cross-Cultural Relations," UNK. (2013).
  • Westfall, T. H., Hill, T. L. Aging with Passion and Purpose, "• Universal Understanding: Use of universal design to increase college student empathy towards elders," UNO, UNO, Omaha, Nebraska. (October 21, 2013).
  • Hill, T. L., "Changing Lives though Life Stories: Examination of Changing Students’ Attitudes through Elder Oral History Projects," University of Illinois- Champaign-Urbana, Champaign, Il. (April 2013).
  • Hill, T. L. (Presenter). "It's All Relative: Global Cross-Cultural Relations," UNK World Leaders Camp, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
  • Dority O'Callaghan, B. L., Hill, T. L., Stolzer, J. M., "One little, two little, three little pills: schools role in the ADHD epidemic," Mountain Plains Management Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
  • Hill, T. L., "Adolescents and Dating Violence - Domestic Violence," Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition's Domestic Violence Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. (April 2012).
  • Hill, T. L., "Elder Life Stories," Leading Age Symposium, Kearney, Nebraska. (March 2012).
  • Hill, T. L., "Cyber Stalking in Teen Dating Violence," African-American Domestic Violence Action Committee, Lincoln, Nebraska. (February 2012).
  • Hill, T. L., "From Tuskegee's Syphilis to Foster Care's AIDS Studies: Review of Ethics, Advocacy, and Dissemination in Research," Research Association of Minority Professors, Houston, Texas. (February 2012).
  • Hill, T. L., "Presented workshop several times for new UNK students on 08-20-11.," UNK New Student Orientation presentation. (2011).
  • Fullwood, N., Hill, T. L., "When Grandparents Happen to Parent: An Agency Perspective of Relatives and Resources," University of Nebraska - Omaha, Aging Conference, Omaha, Nebraska. (2011).
  • Hill, T. L., "African-American Adolescents, Dating Violence, and Technology," African-American Domestic Violence Action Committee, Lincoln, Nebraska. (February 2011).
  • Hill, T. L., "Missing the Middle: Exploratory Study of Issues Related to the Skipped Generation in Kinship Families," Research Association of Minority Professors, Baltimore, Maryland. (February 2011).
  • Nebraska African American Domestic Violence Action Committee Conference.  “African-American Adolescents and Dating Violence.” (2011).  
  • Hill, T. L., "Presented information related to academic and professional development for members of the Family Studies Organization.," Guest Speaker. (2010).

Service

Department Service

Committee Chair, FSID Recruitment Committee – Deciding Student. (2014 - Present).
Committee Member, FSID Recruitment Committee – Existing Students, member. (2014 - Present).
Committee Member, FSID Recruitment Committee – International Partnerships. (2014 - Present).
Committee Member, Family Studies Advisory Board. (2011 - Present).
Committee Member, Search committee Family Studies Assistant Professor. (2012)
Committee Member, Family Studies Advisory Board. (2011).

College Service

Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2012 - Present)
Committee Chair, CBT Faculty Development Committee (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2012)
Committee Member, CBT Faculty Development Committee. (September 1, 2010- August 31, 2011)

University Service

Committee Member, Center for Teaching Excellence Program Review. (April 21, 2013 - April 22, 2013)
Committee Member, James E. Smith Midwest Conference on World Affairs. (2012 - Present)

Professional Service

Member, National Council of Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN. (2013 - Present)
Officer, Secretary, National Council of Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN. (2013 - Present).
Director of Marketing, Board Member, Research Association of Minority Professors, Varies, Virtual. (2011 - 2015).
Other Professional Service Activities, Guest Speaker. (2011).
Other Professional Service Activities, National Council on Family Relations blog contributor. (2011).
Other Professional Service Activities, S.A.F.E. Center presentation. (2011).
Other Professional Service Activities, CBT Open Classroom Days. (2010).

Public Service

Member, Rotary, Kearney, NE. (2012 - Present)
Member, Community Coalition to Improve Alzheimer's Dementia Health. (2011 - Present)
Member, Kearney Area Walk to End Alzheimer's, Kearney, NE. (2010 - Present)

Awards and Honors

UNK New Frontiers, UNK. (October 9, 2014)
CBT Service Award, UNK CBT. (August 20, 2014)