1985- Ph.D. in Family Economics, Human Development and Family Studies from Oregon State University
Professor, School of Social Work; Adjunct Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies; State Specialist, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; Certified Family Life Educator. Education: Ph.D. in Family Economics, HDFS, Oregon State University. Research Interests include: Divorce, single-parenting, and remarriage and parent-child functioning; custodial fathers; intergenerational resource exchange; healthy aging.
National Council on Family Relations
Editorial Board of Family Relations
Member of the National Financial Security for All Community of Practice
Member of the National Leadership Committee for eXtension
Divorce, single-parenting, and remarriage and parent-child functioning; custodial fathers; intergenerational resource exchange; healthy aging
Hilton, J. M., Kopera-Frye, K., & Krave, A. (in press). Family caregivers’ perceptions of successful aging. Family Journal.
Hilton, J.M., Martin, S. & Evans, W. (2007). Assessing the needs of Nevada’s older adults: The role of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Educational Bulletin-07-02, 1-82. Available online: www.unce.unr.edu/publications/files/cy/2007/eb0702.pdf
Hilton, J. M. & Kopera-Frye, K. (2007). Resources provided by grandparents in single and married parent families. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 47(1/2), 33-54.
Hilton, J. M. & Kopera-Frye, K. (2006). Loss and depression in cohabiting and noncohabiting custodial single parents. Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 14 (1), 28-40.
Hilton, J. M., & Millis, B. (2006). Techniques for student engagement and classroom management in large (and small) classes. Journal of Teaching in Marriage and Family, 6, 490-505.
Wilson, S. & Hilton, J. M. (2006). Marriage and family life in Nevada. Invited book chapter in (D. Shalin, Ed.), The Social Health of Nevada Report. Las Vegas, NV: Center for Democratic Culture. Available online at: www.unlv.edu/centers/cdclv/healthnv/family.html
Enjoying my husband, children and 12 grandchildren, having friends for dinner, cuddling with my Russian Blue kitty, creating a sanctuary garden, and quietly indulging in needlework such as Brazilian embroidery, Hardanger, and cross stitch.