Nursing Faculty and Staff
Christine Hilger completed her BA and MA at the University of Texas at Dallas and went on to Texas Woman's University, where she is currently completing her PhD coursework in rhetoric (the 'art' of arguing with words). She specializes in metaphors and icons and the struggles to understand them.
She is a published novelist, short story writer, and has nearly 30 academic publications including two book chapters on a wide variety of subjects including documentary film, metaphor, and artwork of the early 20th century. She is passionate about the power of words and how they enhance the learning process.