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Trina Hamilton

Associate Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Corporate responsibility, social and environmental activism, diamond trade, gentrification

Trina Hamilton studies corporate social and environmental responsibility.

She has spoken to the media and engaged in public debate on topics ranging from the Volkswagen emissions-cheating scandal to the ethical diamond market (one of her current areas of research).

She is interested how government regulation, social and environmental activism, and market mechanisms such as ethical consumerism work together to drive corporate change and address sustainability. She is currently conducting a National Science Foundation-funded research project on the ethical diamond trade, and collaborating on a co-authored book on environmental gentrification based on ongoing research in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Hamilton is actively involved in UB’s Canada-United States Trade Center and the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy. Her research and commentary has been featured in The Guardian, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post and other local, national and international media outlets.

CONTACT:

Trina Hamilton, PhD
Associate Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

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