Environmental and Resource Sciences / Studies
- Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-11)
- Excellence in Education Award for Promotion of Sustainable Practices(2010-2011)
Prof. Hill’s research interests focus on environmental and renewable energy management and policy in Canada. He is working to understand the nature of controversy and conflict surrounding renewable energy technologies (supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council). He also works on processes of social learning and innovation around community-based environmental management and policy, particularly within the Peterborough area. Prof. Hill’s work attempts to cross boundaries of disciplines and institutions, and to connect ideas, theory and practice. He brings a unique background spanning policy, management, science, and engineering to his research.
Prof. Hill earned a B.Sc. and a B.A. from Queen's University, and a Ph.D. from Calgary. He also holds a Professional Engineer designation.