Dr. Adam Hill

Adam Hill arrived at Sterling College in the fall of 2019 after previously teaching at Concordia College in New York and Saint Cloud Christian School in Minnesota.  Before entering the teaching profession, he managed movie theaters for several years.  He holds a BA in history from the University of Missouri at Saint Louis, an MA in history from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a PhD in modern European history from the University of Connecticut.  

Prof. Hill offers courses primarily in the fields of world history and European history.  His areas of particular expertise include the British Empire, postcolonial politics, and intellectual history.  He has presented his research at conferences across the United States and Europe, and his scholarship has been published in the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly and ABC-CLIO’s The British Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia.  Prof. Hill most recently authored an article on British-Egyptian diplomacy in UNESCO’s “Campaign for Nubia” during the 1950s and ‘60s.  He is now at work on a book manuscript entitled A Movable Antiquity: Egypt, Archaeology, and the Ends of the British Empire.