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. He is particularly interested in the British Empire, postcolonial politics, and intellectual history. He has presented his research at academic conferences across the Americas and Europe, and his scholarship has been published in the Journal of Contemporary History, 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 currently working on a book manuscript entitled A Movable Antiquity: Egypt, Archaeology, and the Ends of the British Empire.