Hill joined MDRC in 2014 from Georgetown University where she was a tenured associate professor of public policy. Hill is working on the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation and the Families Forward Demonstration. She also co-curates MDRC’s Implementation Research Incubator and helps lead MDRC’s Implementation Research Group, which supports innovative and rigorous implementation research methods across the organization’s policy areas and studies. Hill is the author of three books and a number of journal articles that address implementation, public management, performance measurement, and program evaluation, including Public Management: Thinking and Acting in Three Dimensions. She earned a B.A. in political science and Russian area studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1989, an M.A. in public affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996, and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Chicago in 2001.