Dr. John Hill


Dr. John Hill, professor of economics, was employed by Hardin-Simmons University in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in economics from Baylor University. He earned a Master of Arts degree in economics from Texas Christian University and completed his graduate studies at the University of Tennessee with a Ph.D. in economics.

Prior to arriving at Hardin-Simmons University, he was an assistant professor of economics for two years at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and a visiting professor of economics at the University of Tennessee.

In addition to his university responsibilities and as application of his training in economics, he is a real estate investor and owns and oversees the management of several apartment complexes in Abilene. Hill also has a private consulting practice where he provides economic damages reports for attorneys in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

Outside of his work life, Hill serves as a trustee at the University of the South at Sewanee.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, Baylor University, 1987
  • Masters of Business Administration, Economics, Texas Christian University, 1994
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Economics, University of Tennessee, 1995
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities  
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
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  • College Choice Best Christian Colleges and University
  • University and College Accountability Network