R. Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill, Honors Scholar, Class of 2004

Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2004

Mr. R. Kevin Hill is an associate professor of philosophy at Portland State University. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in philosophy. After a brief hiatus, he returned to graduate school at the University of Illinois, where he received a Ph.D. in philosophy (Phi Kappa Phi). He is the author of Nietzsche's Critiques (Oxford University Press, 2003).

At IIT Chicago-Kent he received CALI Awards for Excellence in Justice and in Constitutional Law and externed for the Honorable Robert W. Gettleman (Northern District of Illinois). His legal interests include Title VII, Fourteenth Amendment incorporation, the First Amendment Religion Clauses, Constitutional interpretation/methodology, and philosophical theories of fundamental rights.


2004 Honors Scholars Seminar Paper

Competing Enlightment Visions of the Separation of Church and State.

Other Writings

The Philosophy of Sovereign Immunity, in James D. Cooper-Hill, The Law of Sovereign Immunity and Terrorism, Oceana Publications at Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 17–35.