Dr. Robert Hill
According to his students. Dr. Hill has said that, given the diversity of human behavior and personality, “being normal is a myth, and often overrated.”
Dr. Robert Hill, an associate professor of psychology in Appalachian State University’s Department of Psychology, was appointed as a member who is a licensed psychologist to the North Carolina Board of Psychology by Gov. Roy Cooper. The appointment is a three-year term, which expires in 2020.
Dr. Hill is a clinical psychologist and certified with the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is currently the chair of the North Carolina Psychology Board and has served on the faculty in the Department of Psychology for the past 26 years.
Dr. Hill also serves as the ombudsperson for the Appalachian Community, offering confidential consultation and problem solving resources for a challenge or concern that involves students, faculty or staff.
About the Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology promotes understanding of the science of psychology. The department seeks to prepare undergraduate students with transferable skills and knowledge of the discipline of psychology, and train graduate students as professionals in the scientist/practitioners model as well as for more advanced study. Learn more at https://psych.appstate.edu.
About the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is home to 16 academic departments, two stand-alone academic programs, two centers and one residential college. These units span the humanities and the social, mathematical and natural sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences aims to develop a distinctive identity built upon our university's strengths, traditions and unique location. Our values lie not only in service to the university and local community, but through inspiring, training, educating and sustaining the development of our students as global citizens. There are approximately 5,850 student majors in the college. As the college is also largely responsible for implementing Appalachian's general education curriculum, it is heavily involved in the education of all students at the university, including those pursuing majors in other colleges. Learn more at https://cas.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.