College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English

Crag Hill
Assistant Professor

Crag Hill

Biography


Crag Hill received an MA in Education (2001) and a PhD in Education (2008) from the University of Idaho. He taught high school English for 18 years in California and Idaho before embarking on a full-time position in English Education. Current editor of the award-winning NCTE affiliate journal InLand, Hill has been a major contributor to English-Language Arts conferences in Idaho and elsewhere for the last dozen years.
 
Teaching areas:


English 323: Approaches to the Teaching of English
English 324: Rhetoric and Composition for Teaching
English 325: Young Adult Literature
English 326: Applied Grammar for Teachers


Research Interests

 
Crag Hill’s research  interests include: males & multiliteracies; teacher practitioner classroom inquiry as professional development; classroom discourse, especially interested in building a K-12 classroom discourse curriculum; and the efficacy of teaching young adult literature in secondary classrooms.
 

Publications:


Books, Articles, Interviews
Hill, Crag and Thomas Fink. Interview with Tom Beckett in Unprotected Texts by Tom Beckett. St. Helena, CA: Meritage Press, 2006.
Hill, Crag and Ron Silliman. Interview with Geof Huth in E-X-C-H-A-N-G-E-V-A-L-U-E-S: The First XI Interviews, curated by Tom Beckett. Rockhampton, Australia: Otoliths, 2006.
Hill, Crag. “A Book That Grows: Forrest Gander’s Eye Against Eye.” Galatea Resurrection: A Poetry Engagement (Eileen Tabios, Ed.), August 2006.
Grumman, Robert and Crag Hill, editors. Writing to be Seen: An Anthology of Later 20th Century Visio-textual Art. Kenosha, WI: Light and Dust, 2001.
Hill, Crag.Living a Life through Language.” Gale Research: Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series (Joyce Nakamura, Ed.), Vol. 29 (1998): 159-173.
Hill, Crag. “The Palouse, Washington.” Orion: People and Nature, Vol. 16(4): 5.
Hill, Crag. “River Teeth: A Book Review,” Indiana English, 20 (2), 20-22.
Hill, Crag. “The Western Connection,” InLand: A Journal for Teachers of English Language Arts, 19 (2), 36-37.
Hill, Crag. “Using Scripts to Enhance Understanding of Literature,” Ideas Plus, Book 15: 37-40.
Hill, Crag. “Two Ways to Improve Teacher Training,’” Focus: Teaching English Language Arts, Winter 1996, 23-24.
Hill, Crag. “The Places We Live and Love,” English Journal, 85 (3), 103-104.
Grumman, Robert and Crag Hill. Vispo Auf Deutsch. Port Charlotte, FL: Runaway Spoon Press and Score, 1995.
Byrum, John and Crag Hill. Core: A Symposium on Contemporary Visual Poetry. Mentor, OH: Generatorscore Press, 1993.

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