Matthew David Hamilton

Matthew David Hamilton is a Ph.D. Candidate in Government at Georgetown University from Katy, TX. He focuses on the intersection of political theory and international relations, especially normative theory and hierarchies in international politics. His dissertation is provisionally titled Whose Autonomy? Which Self-Determination?, and it combines historical and analytical research to critique self-determination paradigms before offering a new framework for holding international power accountable. Matthew previously earned an M.A. in Theological Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary and maintains an interest in St. Augustine. He also enjoys NBA basketball and Balcones whiskey.

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