Chanler Hilley

ASU Tempe
Grad Teaching Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Family and Human Development
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Chanler Hilley is a third-year doctoral student and Graduate Research and Teaching Associate in Family and Human Development at Arizona State University. His research interests generally revolve around the transition to adulthood, including how development occurs as a function of psychological (e.g., motivation, future orientation) and social (e.g., poverty, incarceration) factors and transitions (e.g., into and out of: education, employment). 

Prior to returning to graduate school, Chanler was an Academic Advisor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, where he advised for the Interdisciplinary Studies, Communication, General Studies, and Exploratory programs and the LGBT Studies certificate. Chanler joined ASU in 2013, first as an intern in University Housing and then as a Health Educator with ASU Wellness, where he was responsible for implementing wellness initiatives primarily at ASU West and coordinating online wellness programs. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina and a Master of Education degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education at Arizona State University.



  • Doctor of Philosophy (anticipated May 2020), Family and Human Development, Arizona State University
  • Master of Education, Higher and Postsecondary Education, Arizona State University, 2014
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Promotion, Coastal Carolina University, 2013


Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOC 312 Adolescence
CDE 312 Adolescence
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOC 390 Social Statistics I

Professional Associations

  • APA Division 5: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • APA Division 7: Developmental Psychology
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Society for Prevention Research
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • Society for the Study of Motivation