Hillary H. Steiner, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of First-Year and Transition Studies. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Applied Cognition and Development from the University of Georgia in 2003. Currently, she teaches graduate courses in first-year studies as well as undergraduate first-year seminars and introductory psychology in a variety of learning communities. Her current research and professional interests include theoretical foundations of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), faculty development, metacognition and self-regulation, and integrative learning. She has served as a University System of Georgia SoTL Fellows Mentor since 2015, and is a recipient of the 2017 USG Board of Regents' Award for SoTL. In 2017 she was honored with the University College Distinguished Faculty award.