Adjunct faculty

Gerald J. Hills

Lecturer in Public Policy

To email Rusty, please use the following email address: rustyhills@gmail.com

Rusty Hills is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Ford School. He is currently Director of Public Affairs for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, after having successfully managed Schuette's campaign for AG. Hills has spent the better part of two decades in public service and politics. He was twice elected unanimously to serve as Chair of the Michigan Republican Party. Before that, Hills served ten years as one of Governor John Engler's chief lieutenants. Prior to politics, Hills worked as a reporter and anchorman for CBS and NBC television affiliates in Lansing, Jackson, and Flint, Michigan. Hills has a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Government degree from the University of Notre Dame.