Hamilton Beazley, Ph.D. is Scholar-In-Residence at St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas and former Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at The George Washington University, Washington, DC. He received his B.A. degree in psychology from Yale University and his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from The George Washington University. The supporting field of his doctoral studies was contemporary spirituality. He is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Beazley served in a variety of executive positions. He is former President of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc., New York City, a former member of the Executive Committee of the Division on Addictions of the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Educational Advancement Foundation. He is co-author with The Right Reverend Claude E. Payne, D.D., Episcopal Bishop of Texas, of Reclaiming the Great Commission: A Practical Model for Transforming Denominations and Congregations (Jossey-Bass, 2000).
Dr. Beazley has been interviewed on "Oprah," "A Current Affair," NBC, CNN, CNBC and a variety of radio programs. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time Magazine, Newsweek, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous other newspapers and periodicals, and he has testified before committees of both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate as an expert witness.
He lives in Austin, Texas.