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Jesse Hamilton

M.A. University of Pennsylvania
B.S. La Salle University

I am a fifth-generation combat veteran and former Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. During my time in the military, I first served as an artilleryman in the 101st Airborne Division, then as a drill sergeant, and finally as an embedded advisor to the Iraqi Army in Fallujah. After my military service, I transitioned to a career in business. I began as a financial advisor, then moved into portfolio management as a bond trader, and finally spent time as a process and management consultant.
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Research Interests

My primary interests lie in ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of science. Specifically, I focus my research on human rights, climate change, military ethics, and public understanding of science. 

Selected Publications

“Knowledge about the nature of science increases public acceptance of science regardless of identity factors,” Public Understanding of Science. (with Deena Skolnick Weisberg, Ashley Landrum, and Michael Weisberg)
Forthcoming: “The normative character of moral injury,” Preventing and Treating the Invisible Wounds ofWar: Combat Trauma, Moral Injury, and Psychological Health. Oxford University Press. (with Stephen Xenakis)

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