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Hillary Hyde
Hillary Hyde



Assistant Professor of Practice

  • MSW, Portland State University
  • BS in Psychology, Colorado State University
  • AA, Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America
  • Certified Family Life Educator
PSU History

I first arrived in the mid 90s at PSU as a student. I transferred here from Miami, FL to complete my MSW. 

I began working on staff at PSU in May 2014 as a Training & Education Specialist at the Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education (OCCD). I stepped into my current role as Assistant Professor of Practice in the Child and Family Studies Program in the School of Social Work in Fall 2015.

Academic/Research Focus

My professional areas of interest and experience include child care, early intervention, divorce, blended families, parent development, solo parenting, grief and loss, disability across the lifespan, professional development, community collaboration, mediation and facilitation and design thinking.

Personal Interests
  • Gardening
  • Reading
  • Food
  • Hiking
  • The arts
  • Watching soccer
  • A good road trip


Curriculum Vitae