Hillary H. Steiner, Ph.D.
Hillary H. Steiner, Ph.D., is Interim Associate Director for the Scholarship of Teaching
and Learning (SoTL) in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and an
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of First-Year and
Transition Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a concentration
in Applied Cognition and Development from the University of Georgia in 2003, where
a portion of her dissertation research was named "Paper of the Year" by the flagship
journal Gifted Child Quarterly.
A recipient of the American Psychological Association's Teaching Excellence Award,
she has taught graduate courses in first-year studies as well as undergraduate first-year
seminars and introductory psychology at KSU. Her current research and professional
interests include theoretical foundations of SoTL, SoTL support and mentoring, metacognition
and self-regulation, and integrative learning. She has served as a University System
of Georgia SoTL Fellows Mentor since 2015, and is a recipient of the 2017 USG Board
of Regents' Award for SoTL. In 2017 she was honored with the Lorraine Gilpin Award
from the SoTL Commons and the Distinguished Faculty award from KSU's University College.
Areas of Expertise: Self-Regulating and Study Strategies, Learning Communities, Scholarship
of Teaching and Learning, Learning Sciences