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Elizabeth Hamilton

Assistant Vice President for Strategic Action

Dr. Elizabeth A. Hamilton is West Virginia University’s Assistant Vice President for Strategic Action and an Adjunct Professor in the West Virginia University Department of Philosophy.

Dr. Hamilton concentrates on integrating academic, financial, and facilities planning to promote efficiency and effectiveness in institutional practices and harmonize practices between units. She also leads the implementation of special, strategic initiatives that advance the institution on behalf of the Office of the Provost and coordinates institutional accreditation.

Dr. Hamilton received her B.A. in philosophy from Northwestern University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. She has research interests in ethics and social and political philosophy; she is particularly interested in theories of autonomy, moral responsibility, and coercion.