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Get to Know Dan Hamilton

Get to know the new Director of The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program

Dr. Daniel S. Hamilton was appointed Director of the Global Europe Program in August of 2020, and is one of the country’s foremost experts on modern Europe, the transatlantic relationship, and U.S. foreign policy. 

A former senior U.S. diplomat, he is also Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he was the founding director of its Center for Transatlantic Relations and served as Executive Director of the American Consortium on European Union Studies.

Dr. Hamilton recently sat down with The Wilson Center's John Milewski.



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Global Europe Program

The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting the European continent, U.S.-European relations, and Europe’s ties with the rest of the world. It does this through scholars-in-residence, seminars, policy study groups, media commentary, international conferences and publications. Activities cover a wide range of topics, from the role of NATO, the European Union and the OSCE to European energy security, trade disputes, challenges to democracy, and counter-terrorism. The program investigates European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including globalization, digital transformation, climate, migration, global governance, and relations with Russia and Eurasia, China and the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.  Read more