John Hamilton

John Maxwell Hamilton

Jack Hamilton

Hopkins P. Breazeale Professor of Journalism
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Global Fellow
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Washington, DC

Senior Associate
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC

Jack Hamilton is the Hopkins P. Breazeale LSU Foundation Professor and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Journalists. He was the founding dean of the Manship School of Mass Communication and subsequently LSU’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost. Previously he was a journalist and public servant. He reported domestically and abroad for the Milwaukee Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and ABC Radio, and was a longtime commentator for Marketplace, broadcast nationally by Public Radio International. He was a political appointee in the Agency for International Development, and served on the staffs of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the World Bank. He is author or co-author of seven books and editor of many more.