Dr. Steve N. Hamilton

Assistant Professor of Human Services
Department of Human Services and Psychology


  • B.S., Police Science/ Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1993
  • M.A., Sociology, St. John’s University, 1996
  • Ph.D., Sociology, American University, 2006

Dr. Steve Hamilton came to Mercer University in 2010. He earned his Ph.D in Sociology from American University in Washington, DC. His interests vary to include societal development, social stratification, social inequality, and poverty.

Courses Taught

  • Families in Culture (Graduate)
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Issues of Justice in a Global Community: International Human Rights
  • Multicultural Issues and Practices
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods (Graduate) Social Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Social Problems
  • The Family

Areas of specialization

  • Macro Sociology: Societal Development
  • Social Stratification: Class, Race, Gender

Contact Dr. Hamilton

160 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia