The Professor – Denise Hill, Ph.D.
Denise Hill is our Senior Communications Strategist and an assistant professor at Elon University’s School of Communication. She is a member of the HWC virtual team and has over 30 years of corporate communication and public relations agency experience. Denise previously held vice president of communication roles at Delhaize America, Quest Diagnostics, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Cigna. She also served as senior vice president of communication at Wyndham Exchange and Rentals. Prior to teaching at Elon University, she spent four years as an adjunct instructor of corporate communication and public relations at New York University. Denise has presented academic research at conferences for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and American Journalism Historians Association. She is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and AEJMC. Denise holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication and a Ph.D. in mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Media and Journalism.