Faculty in Action

Frank Hamilton

"Eckerd is a great place to be!"

Frank Hamilton
Quick Facts

PhD University of South Florida
MS, University of Southern California
BS, Kent State University

I am teaching: Quest for Meaning, Organizational Behavior and Leadership (2 sections), Operations Management, Leadership Images in the Media, & Nonprofit Management

Areas of expertise:Leadership and Leadership Development

Current research or projects: Servant leadership, Public policy and companion animals

Q & A
Why did you decide to become a college professor?

Growing and developing people has been part of my entire life.

What do you enjoy most about teaching at Eckerd?

The strong emphasis on teaching excellence, Small classes and interdisciplinary connections.

How would you describe Eckerd students?

Curious and open.

What makes Eckerd so special or why does it stand out to you as a great college?

The small size and the opportunities available here…to any student.

What is the best thing a student has ever said in your class?

"Thanks for helping me realize what I am capable of doing."

How do you describe your teaching style?

Student centered

How do you encourage your students to ThinkOUTside?

Applying knowledge to new experiences, travel and internships!

What else should we know about you or what else would you like to share?

I am a retired military officer who has started several businesses.  Currently I am the co-founder and president of a medium size nonprofit.

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