HSU Weather Alert - Ice
Because of icy weather conditions, the Hardin-Simmons University campus will remain closed today, Tues., Oct. 27, 2020. All offices will be closed and are expected to reopen on Wed., Oct. 28.
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.
Dr. Hill is a real estate investor and owns multifamily and commercial real estate in Abilene. He is a real estate broker and co-owner of Barnett & Hill Real Estate. His brokerage often employs students from Hardin-Simmons and provides them real-world exposure to real estate.
Outside of his work life, Hill serves as a trustee at the University of the South at Sewanee, a volunteer at Breakfast on Beech Street, and is an usher at the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Episcopal.