As Vice Provost for Research Policies and Governance, Eric advances NYUAD’s academic excellence by supporting the Provost and Deans in overseeing faculty research policies and governance, related funding and spending guidelines and processes, as well as research assessment metrics and research space allocation in fulfillment of NYUAD’s academic strategy.
In this role, Eric also oversees the Office of Research Ethics and Governance, thus leading NYUAD’s efforts in the areas of research integrity and compliance, human subjects protection, research-related conflicts of interest and commitment, and the Responsible Conduct of Research training programs.
He works closely with the Senior Vice Provost for Research, the Office of Academic Appointments, the Office of Academic Policies and Governance, the Office of Post-Awards, as well as the Director of Facilities Strategic Assessment and Planning.
Eric Hamilton holds an MA in Security Studies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a PhD in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Southern California. His research and teaching interests focus on international relations theory, international security, and US foreign and national security policy. His primary current research explores the origins, manifestations, and consequences of the American national security state and the impact of America’s state structure and decision-making procedures on the country’s foreign policy behavior. Additionally, Eric has published on the impact of resource scarcity on great power security competition, the relationship between domestic institutions and foreign policy, and military operations and counterinsurgency.