Psychology Department

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Pyschology Department


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Hill, Melanie

Ph.D. University of Akron, Counseling Psychology
B.S. Michigan State University, Psychology

Associate ProfessorDirector of Counseling Program

Department: Psychology
Office: JFT 318
Phone: (845) 257-3475

Office Hours

T02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
W12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
F02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Teaching Interests

Psychology of Women, Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Multicultural Counseling, Career Counseling, Mental Health Counseling Internship, Gender and Counseling

Research/Creative Activity

gender socialization; feminism; diversity; power and privilege; entitlement; body image


Hill, M. S., Citera, M., & Nash, A. (2011) Parenthood in Academia: What Happens When There Is No Policy? Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies, 9, 113-139.

Hill, M.S. (2010). Gazing at objectification theory through a social constructionist lens. In J. D. Raskin, S. K. Bridges, & R. A. Neimeyer (Eds.) Studies in Meaning 4. New York, NY: Pace University Press.

Chavis, A.Z.*, & Hill, M. S. (2009). Integrating Intersecting Identities: A Multicultural Conceptualization of the Power and Control Wheel. Women & Therapy.

Grippo, K. P.*, & Hill, M. S. (2008). Self-objectification, habitual body monitoring, and body dissatisfaction in older European American women: Exploring age and feminism as moderators. Body Image, 5, 173-182.

Hill, M. S., & Fischer, A. R. (2008). Examining objectification theory: Sexual objectification’s link with self-objectification and moderation by sexual orientation and age in White women. The Counseling Psychologist, 36, 745-776.

McArdle, K.*, & Hill, M. S. (2008). Understanding body dissatisfaction in men: Examining the role of peer and media influence, self-esteem, reasons for exercise and sexual orientation. Journal of Men and Masculinities.

McKay, K. M.*, Hill, M. S., Freedman, S.R., & Enright, R. (2007). Towards a feminist empowerment model of forgiveness psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44,14-29.

Tylka, T. R., & Hill, M. S. (2004). Self-objectification, poor introceptive awareness, and disordered eating. Sex Roles, 51, 719-730.

Hill, M. S., & Fischer, A. R. (2001). Does entitlement mediate the link between masculinity and rape-related variables? Journal of Counseling Psychology, 48, 39-50.

Moradi, B., Fischer, A. R., Hill, M. S., Jome, L., & Blum, S. (2000). Does _feminist” plus “therapist” equal “feminist therapist”? An empirical investigation of the link between self-labeling and behaviors. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24, 285-296.

Fischer, A. R., Tokar, D. M., Mergl, M. M., Good, G. E., Hill, M. S., & Blum, S. A. (2000). Assessing women’s feminist identity development: Studies of convergent, discriminant, and structural validity. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24, 15-29.

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