Charles Hill

Department Chair and Professor of Social Psychology
Department of Psychology

562.907.4200, ext. 4805
chill@whittier.edu
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Academic History

B.A., University of Oregon
M.S., M.A., University of Washington
Ph.D, Harvard University

Academic Interests

Interpersonal Relationships, Diverse Identities

Psychology professor and relationship expert, Chuck Hill, has been studying interpersonal relationships for more than 36 years. He has co-authored a number of articles based on the Boston Couples Study — a 25-year examination of more than 200 couples. He is currently conducting an online cross-cultural study of intimate relationships in collaboration with colleagues around the world. He has also conducted research on ethnic and other identities among two thousand college students over a period of 13 years. He has participated in study abroad programs, study tours, professional conferences, and personal travel in 48 countries.

Hill graduated Phi Beta Kappa in physics from the Honors College at the University of Oregon, and he holds an M.S. in physics and an M.A. in sociology from the University of Washington, and a Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University. He teaches “Introductory Psychology,” “Social Psychology,” “Diverse Identities,” and “Statistics.”