Dr. Dorothy M. Hill is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (B.S. in Education and B.A. in English), and the University of Pittsburgh (M.A. in English). During her career with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, she taught honors courses in English at Peabody High School's Center for Advanced Studies. In addition, she taught an elective course in Religious Literature of the West, first field tested at Peabody and several other schools in Pennsylvania by Pennsylvania State University. She continued to teach writing part-time at the university level.
Dr. Hill is the author of four curriculum guides for high school teachers published by the Center for Learning: Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison), 1988; A Doll's House (Hedda Gabler (Henrik Ibsen), 1989; Frankenstein (Mary Shelly), 1991; and Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston), 1996. She was involved in lay activities at St. Bernard Parish in Mt. Lebanon, PA having served for two years in the St. Bernard School Board and then served two years as President of the St. Bernard Parish Council. She is now a member of St. Simon and Jude Parish in Scott Township, PA.