Joshua Hill, PhD

Academic Position: Assistant Professor 

PhD, University of Calgary 
M.Ed., University of Calgary 
B.Ed., University of Calgary 
B.A., University of Calgary 

Contact Information 
Office: EL 3423 G 
Phone: 403.440.8937

Through his teaching, scholarship, and service Josh seeks to create the conditions to (re)story education as a journey towards agency, wonder, and expansive awareness of oneself-in-the-world. Josh, his wife Melanie, and their four children live in Mohkinstsis near the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers. Josh is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta and his ancestors trace back to the historic Métis community in the Red River Valley and to European Settler communities. Preceding his current appointment Josh was an Assistant Professor at Ambrose University.Prior to that, he was a school system leader in Rocky View Schools. Josh has been a school based instructional leader and has taught Kindergarten, Grade 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9. In his current research, Josh is exploring storytelling, Indigenous land based learning, decolonization, and Indigenization in the contexts of learning, teaching, and leadership in k-12 and post secondary education.