Hill M. Walker, Ph.D.
Hill is a professor of Special Education, Co-Director of the Institute on
Violence and Destructive Behavior, and Director of the Center on Human
Development in the College of Education at the University of Oregon.
He has a long-standing interest in behavioral assessment and in the
development of effective intervention procedures for use in school
settings with a range of behavior disorders. He has been engaged in applied
research during his entire career, dating from 1966. His research interests include
social skills assessment, curriculum development and intervention, longitudinal studies
of aggression and antisocial behavior, early intervention prevention,
and the development of early screening procedures for detecting
students who are at-risk for social-behavioral adjustment problems
and/or later school drop-out. He is the co-author, along with Herbert
Severson, of Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (SSBD) (Sopris
West, 1990); author of The Acting Out Child: Coping With Classroom
Disruption (2nd edition, Sopris West, 1995) and co-author, along with
Mark Shinn and Gary Stoner of Interventions II, published in 2002 by
the National Association of School Psychologists. His most influential
book, with Geoffrey Colvin and Elizabeth Ramsey, is Antisocial Behavior
in School: Strategies and Best Practices (Brooks/Cole, 1995).