Jessica Hill (she/her) is an actor, improviser, and scholar. She is interested in applied theatre and improv as tools for examining our experiences and strategizing for more just futures. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and a PhD from Kennesaw State University’s School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development. Her research explores intersections of migration, gender, race, peacebuilding, and the arts. She also teaches and performs improv comedy, which nurtures her interest in arts-based approaches to teaching and learning.